Green New Deal

Mayor Eric Garcetti State of the City 2021: LA to have 100% Carbon-Free Grid by 2035

Eric Garcetti

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti kicked off Earth week on Monday with  his 2021 State of the City Address, in which he committed to accelerating LA's plans for decarbonizing its power supply by 2035.

Solving the Climate Crisis: The Congressional Action Plan for a Clean Energy Economy

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Rep. Mike Levin

Despite COVID-19’s drastic disruption of world trade and global economic activity, May of 2020 had the highest monthly average atmospheric CO2 concentrations ever recorded.

Implementing LA’s Green New Deal Without Economic & Worker Displacement 

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Susana Reyes

Los Angeles sustainability leaders discuss preventing displacement as cities rapidly enact policies and takes actions necessary to decarbonize in time to stave off the worst impacts of climate change.

USC Climate Forward: Navigating the Politics of Climate Change

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Kevin De León

Without federal leadership to address the realities of global climate change, the responsibility has fallen largely on states, cities, and the private sector to implement the system change necessary to stave off the worst effects of a warming planet.

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