Climate goals: In a Trump presidency, could states keep business on track?

By signing the Paris Climate Agreement, the United States and 194 other countries have made significant commitments to mitigate the effects of climate change.

But President-elect Donald Trump has said he will pull the US out of the Paris Agreement, which could limit the influence the agreements have in other ratified countries, cancel the Clean Power Plan, and cut funding to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. He has hinted at making climate-science denier Myron Ebell the head of the Environmental Protection Agency.

Despite a scaling back of federal government leadership on climate change, individuals across local and state governments and in the private sector can still make a difference in the effort to reduce greenhouse gases. READ MORE.

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