Press Release: We Are Still In Outlines COP23 Plans
Author: We Are Still In, Published on: 27 October 2017
…American non-federal leaders formally announced their plans...for a U.S. Climate Action Center and U.S. delegations of climate leaders at the next round of UN climate talks (COP23) to be held in Bonn, Germany. The initiative, spearheaded through the We Are Still In movement in coordination with more than 40 organizations, plans to showcase ambitious U.S. climate action in the pavilion. U.S. climate leaders will demonstrate America’s resolve to remain a global frontrunner in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, despite recent moves by the federal government to begin the process of withdrawing from the Paris Agreement.
The pavilion is the first of its kind and is being sponsored exclusively by non-federal U.S. actors. Bloomberg Philanthropies has provided generous support for the activities of the U.S. Climate Action Center. Others, such as NextGen America, have also provided support. The pavilion will host a full roster of events starting November 9th and provide space for exhibitions from a wide range of U.S. organizations throughout its duration…