“Sub-national actors” pile pressure on national governments at California climate summit

Climate Home News reports that one of the architects of the Paris Agreement, European Climate Foundation CEO Laurence Tubiana said the evidence that many cities and states from around the world felt bound to the climate deal their governments had signed “in my view is a major shift in global governance”.

Governors, mayors, and corporate leaders speak of the pressure they themselves feel to act having the potential, now they are acting on it, in turn to drive national action.

See also: Summary of progress and commitments at the Global Action Summit

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