In a recorded message, Mayor Bill Peduto called it good news for Pittsburgh.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — To mark the formal return of the United States returning to the Paris Agreement, climate leaders from across the country met virtually to outline the next phase of the climate movement.

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In a recorded message, Mayor Bill Peduto called it good news for Pittsburgh.

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“What we’ve badly needed is national leadership that regarded the climate crisis seriously and did its utmost to fix the problem,” Peduto said.

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“We’ve had that leadership at the state level and the local level, and now we have it at the national level,” Peduto added. The group is also looking at how non-federal action will play a role in reaching an ambitious nationally determined contribution.