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World Mayors Pledge Emissions-Free Cities by 2030

The pledge was released by the mayors of London, Los Angeles, Paris, Mexico City, Seattle, Copenhagen, Barcelona, Vancouver, Milan, Quito, Cape Town and Auckland

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    US Withdrawing From Paris Climate Agreement

    Donald Trump announced that the United States is withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement.

    (Published Thursday, June 1, 2017)

    The mayors of London, Los Angeles, Paris and several other major world cities are pledging to ban gasoline and diesel vehicles from "large parts" of their cities by 2030.

    Some cities are moving even faster to reduce emissions, and the announcement Monday by leading metropolitan areas is a bid to encourage others to do the same.

    Mayors meeting in Paris promised to "progressively abandon combustion engines" to make their cities cleaner and quieter, boost economic productivity and reduce pollution-related deaths.

    Monday's pledge was released by the mayors of London, Los Angeles, Paris, Mexico City, Seattle, Copenhagen, Barcelona, Vancouver, Milan, Quito, Cape Town and Auckland.

    Bikers Gather for National Cathedral's 'Blessing of the Bikes'

    [NATL-DC] Bikers Gather for National Cathedral's 'Blessing of the Bikes'

    Over 100 bikers gathered at the National Cathedral for the fourth annual Blessing of the Bikes, a Memorial Day weekend tradition that honors soldiers who didn't make it home.

    (Published Sunday, May 27, 2018)

    While U.S. President Donald Trump is pulling out of the Paris climate agreement, American and other politicians are moving to reduce emissions on a local level.