SUGAR LAND, Texas, July 31, 2017 : Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)--Breaking with President Donald Trump's stance on energy and environmental regulation, cities, states and former Cabinet secretaries, aided by some members of the Fortune 500, have launched various efforts to reduce U.S. carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and pursue the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change, from which the president has withdrawn.
Earlier this year, Virginia announced it would regulate CO2 emissions from fossil-fueled power plants. California recently extended its "cap and trade" program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Within this article: Details on various city, state and corporate initiatives to address climate change.
Companies featured: BP plc, Exxon Mobil Corporation, General Motors Company, Royal Dutch Shell plc, Johnson & Johnson), Procter & Gamble Company, PepsiCo Incorporated, Total SA, Unilever plc
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