New Map Reveals Who’s Actually Taking Charge of the Paris Agreement

“Our group at Data-Driven Yale has created an interactive map of current U.S. climate commitments made by cities, states, companies and universities, visualizing the geography of bottom-up climate action in America. An interdisciplinary group of scientists, programmers, researchers and visual designers formed Data-Driven Yale in 2015 to put data analysis in the service of policy solutions for the nation’s environmental problems. The actions by these governments, companies and schools include commitments to reduce emissions footprints through increasing renewable electricity generation, setting targets for electric vehicle adoption, and the establishment within private firms of internal prices on carbon as well as practices to offset their greenhouse gas emissions.”

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