USA: Montgomery Council approves climate emergency resolution

“In 17 years from now, our community will be powered 100 percent by clean, non-polluting and climate-safe energy.”

Montgomery County Council in Maryland, USA, that it has declared a climate emergency and intend to dramatically cut greenhouse emissions in the coming years. Under a resolution approved by the council, Maryland’s most populous jurisdiction now aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent by 2027, and 100 percent by 2035:

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Climate emergency plan

In Montgomery County, a working group has created a detailed climate emergency plan:
Report of the Montgomery County Climate Mobilization Workgroup – 5 June 2018 (PDF, 55 pages)