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America's Pledge Reveals U.S. States, Cities, and Businesses Accelerated Their Climate Progress Despite Trump, Global Pandemic, and Economic Downturn

Summary: 
Fourth annual analysis from America’s Pledge shows:
  • Bottom-up climate leadership has kept the U.S. on a path of climate progress; post-election federal leadership can put America back in alignment with the Paris Agreement
  • Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and recession, states, cities, and businesses can reduce emissions up to 37% by 2030 with or without help from Washington
  • Due to unprecedented leadership from non-federal actors, strong market forces, and overwhelming demand, the U.S. has passed a tipping point in its clean energy transition
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Fourth annual analysis from America’s Pledge shows:
  • Bottom-up climate leadership has kept the U.S. on a path of climate progress; post-election federal leadership can put America back in alignment with the Paris Agreement
  • Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and recession, states, cities, and businesses can reduce emissions up to 37% by 2030 with or without help from Washington
  • Due to unprecedented leadership from non-federal actors, strong market forces, and overwhelming demand, the U.S. has passed a tipping point in its clean energy transition
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