Time for regions and cities to pick up the banner of climate action

hazelwood2

Perhaps the time has come to widen the signatories to the Paris Agreement to include regions and cities. Such a move would create a hopefully unstoppable new momentum that would carry many national governments along with it and move the international negotiations closer to the grassroots where real progress is possible.

Here in Australia it would generate significant pressure on Labor state governments to sign up and thus make their continuing promotion of coal mining and coal powered electricity even more transparently two-faced.

Preparing for the Anthropocene Transition discussion group on Linkedin: Time for regions and cities to pick up the banner

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