June 1, 2018
The Washington Post interviewed Vicki Arroyo for a story discussing state efforts to step up their actions to reduce climate pollution and build resilience to climate impacts in the year since President Trump announced the U.S. would pull out of the Paris Agreement.
“There’s a lot that is happening, fortunately,” Arroyo told the Post. “Nobody would say it’s enough, but at least we’re not losing the momentum in the way we feared a year ago.”
The story noted that U.S. carbon emissions reductions are being amplified by intense activity at the state and local level, with Virginia and New Jersey becoming the latest states looking to cut their emissions, new electric vehicle policies in Colorado and California, and much more. Much of this has been an explicit reaction to Trump’s Paris withdrawal.
Read the full story here.