NRDC: U.S., Canada Launch New Era in Cooperation on Climate, Clean Energy and the Arctic

WASHINGTON–(ENEWSPF)–March 10, 2016 — The following is a statement by Rhea Suh, president of the Natural Resources Defense Council, on this morning’s joint U.S.-Canada announcement on climate, energy and the Arctic.

“This broad array of initiatives herald a new day in our cross-border partnership to combat dangerous climate change and transition to a cleaner and more prosperous economy. It also will protect our shared Arctic environment while supporting the indigenous communities who call it home. We look forward to working with the Obama and Trudeau administrations to translate these commitments into meaningful actions.”

See this blog by Jake Schmidt, International Program director, for more details: http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/jschmidt/us_and_canadian_leaders_summit2016.html.

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is an international nonprofit environmental organization with more than 2 million members and online activists. Since 1970, our lawyers, scientists, and other environmental specialists have worked to protect the world’s natural resources, public health, and the environment. NRDC has offices in New York City, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Bozeman, MT, and Beijing. Visit us at www.nrdc.org and follow us on Twitter @NRDC.

Source: http://www.nrdc.org

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