Global Warming and City Hall

The federal government clearly must do more to fight global warming, and Senator Bernie Sanders has played a leading role in prodding Congress to act responsibly. While Washington debates what to do, however, many cities are taking the lead. More than 700 mayors have signed a pledge to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide and other heat-trapping gases. In an address to a U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting in Washington, Sanders laid out ways a new federal energy bill could help cities meet their

The federal government clearly must do more to fight global warming, and Senator Bernie Sanders has played a leading role in prodding Congress to act responsibly. While Washington debates what to do, however, many cities are taking the lead. More than 700 mayors have signed a pledge to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide and other heat-trapping gases. In an address to a U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting in Washington, Sanders laid out ways a new federal energy bill could help cities meet their goals.

To read Senator Sanders' speech to the U.S. Conference of Mayors, click here.

Former New Jersey Governor James Florio recently wrote an opinion piece regarding the emerging "green collar" economy and Senator Sanders' amendment. To read this article, click here.