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14-state coalition is ‘on track’ with Paris pact

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Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee speaks at a New York news conference organized by the U.S. Climate Alliance. (New York Governor’s Office via YouTube)

Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee joined with other governors today in New York to declare they’re “squarely on track” to meet the goals of the Paris climate agreement that the Trump administration says it rejects.

Inslee and the governors of 13 other states and the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico have banded together to form the U.S. Climate Alliance, a bipartisan coalition that aims to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions through state and regional initiatives.

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