Growing Roster of American Cities, States, Businesses, and Other Non-Federal Leaders Step Up at Next Round of UN Climate Negotiations, Reaffirming America’s Pledge to Uphold the Paris Climate Agreement

October 24, 2017

Assuring world leaders that the U.S. is still an ally in the fight against climate change, American non-federal leaders formally announced their plans today for a U.S. Climate Action Center and U.S. Delegation of Climate Leaders at the next round of UN climate talks (COP23) to be held in Bonn, Germany. The initiative, spearheaded through the We Are Still In movement in coordination with more than 40 organizations, plans to showcase ambitious U.S. climate action in the pavilion. U.S. climate leaders will demonstrate America’s resolve to remain a global frontrunner in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, despite recent moves by the federal government to begin the process of withdrawing from the Paris Agreement.

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