WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Foundation for Climate Restoration applauds Orlando’s just lately introduced dedication to local weather restoration. With assist from the CLEO Institute, a nonprofit advocating for progressive options in response to the local weather disaster, the Orlando Metropolis Council handed a resolution vowing to cut back greenhouse gasoline emissions throughout all sectors of the economic system, to quickly take away extra carbon from the ambiance, and to implement daring measures that may defend all folks from the implications of world warming.
As Dave Cortese, Supervisor of Santa Clara County and the primary to commit his metropolis to local weather restoration, said, “Local weather restoration begins on the native stage by cities, cities, and counties. Congratulations to Orlando, Florida, for following Santa Clara County’s lead in declaring a Local weather Restoration Emergency to proceed its coverage shifts and funding to scrub vitality and net-zero carbon emissions. I launched a Local weather Restoration Emergency declaration in Santa Clara County final 12 months to substantiate our dedication to creating vitality consumption one hundred pc renewable, shifting to inexperienced automobiles, creating inexperienced vitality utilities, and adopting carbon restoration insurance policies. Thanks to the Basis for Local weather Restoration for its assist of jurisdictions becoming a member of the worldwide motion to restore the plain local weather harm wreaked throughout the previous 100 or extra years.”
That is the second native authorities to decide to local weather restoration in response to the continued local weather emergency. Led by Supervisor Dave Cortese, Santa Clara County was the primary to go a local weather restoration emergency decision in January 2020, and since then, we’ve got seen rising assist for local weather restoration initiatives, which can return us to pre-industrial ranges of atmospheric carbon. We’ve pure and technological options which are secure, scalable, financeable, and everlasting. Now, we’d like native governments, like Santa Clara County and the Metropolis of Orlando, to work with us as we safeguard the planet for future generations.
We’re thrilled that Orlando has now joined the local weather restoration motion, and we urge different native governments to do the identical. Take the pledge here.
Concerning the Basis for Local weather Restoration
The Basis for Local weather Restoration (F4CR) is a nonprofit whose mission is to catalyze motion to revive the local weather by 2050. It makes use of international dialogue and initiatives to unite the general public, policy-makers, and technical and enterprise consultants behind the frequent purpose of reversing international warming and restoring a wholesome local weather for future generations. The F4CR encourages and spotlights achievable options to completely take away extra carbon dioxide from our ambiance. For extra data go to www.f4cr.org.
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