US mayors join push for 'Global Green New Deal' at international conference (1 Viewer)

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Sam Dorman


The mayors of New York City, Los Angeles and a host of other U.S. cities joined their counterparts from around the world on Wednesday in pushing a global version of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's "Green New Deal."

The freshman New York congresswoman traveled to Copenhagen for a meeting with the C40, a group of 80 mayors led by Los Angeles' Mayor Eric Garcetti. The plan aims to halve carbon emissions by 2030 through cleaner alternatives and the "strictest possible building codes." It also seeks to achieve the Paris Climate Agreement's goal of...

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