World mayors pledge emissions-free cities by 2030

Tokyo's governor Yuriko Koike, Los Angeles' Mayor Eric Garcetti, Paris' Mayor Anne Hidalgo, brand-new York's Mayor Michael Blumberg in addition to Barcelone's Mayor Ada Colau pose during C40 Cities Climate summit in Paris on October 23, 2017.

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Tokyo’s governor Yuriko Koike, Los Angeles’ Mayor Eric Garcetti, Paris’ Mayor Anne Hidalgo, brand-new York’s Mayor Michael Blumberg in addition to Barcelone’s Mayor Ada Colau pose during C40 Cities Climate summit in Paris on October 23, 2017.

The mayors of London, Los Angeles, Paris in addition to several some other major world cities are pledging to ban gasoline in addition to diesel vehicles through “large parts” of their cities by 2030.

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

Mayors meeting in Paris promised to “progressively abandon combustion engines” to make their cities cleaner in addition to quieter, boost economic productivity in addition to 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 in addition to Auckland.

While U.S. President Donald Trump can be pulling out of the Paris climate agreement, American in addition to some other politicians are moving to reduce emissions on a local level.

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