November 18: West Coast Leaders’ Climate Change “Resolve is Strong” as COP22 Concludes

Oregon Governor Kate Brown, California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., Washington Governor Jay Inslee, and British Columbia Premier Christy Clark today issued the following statement on the final day of the United Nations Climate Conference in Marrakesh, Morocco (COP22):
“Today, as COP22 comes to a close — two weeks after the Paris Agreement came into force — leaders from across the globe have renewed their commitment to climate action. In California, Oregon, Washington and British Columbia — from the Mexican border to the edge of the Yukon Territory — we stand with the international community. Our success demonstrates that taking action on climate change goes hand-in-hand with robust job creation and a thriving clean energy economy.

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