In response to the U.S. federal government’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement on climate change, Governors Andrew Cuomo, Jay Inslee, and Jerry Brown created The United States Climate Alliance. This bi-partisan coalition of states is committed to the goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions consistent with the goals of the Paris Agreement. Smart, coordinated state action can ensure that the United States continues to contribute to the global effort to address climate change.


Alliance Principles

States are continuing to lead on climate change: Alliance states recognize that climate change presents a serious threat to the environment and our residents, communities, and economy.


State-level climate action is benefitting our economies and strengthening our communities: Alliance members are growing our clean energy economies and creating new jobs, while reducing air pollution, improving public health, and building more resilient communities.


States are showing the nation and the world that ambitious climate action is achievable:  Despite the U.S. federal government’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement, Alliance members are committed to supporting the international agreement, and are pursuing aggressive climate action to make progress toward its goals.


In the News


Ten More States Join U.S. Climate Alliance in Wake of Paris Withdrawal

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New York, California and Washington on Climate Alliance (stick to Paris Agreement regardless of Withdrawal)


Va joins growing us climate alliance

Press Releases

Gov. John Hickenlooper signed an executive order committing the state to climate action and announced that Colorado will join the U.S. Climate Alliance

July 11

June 5

United States Climate Alliance adds 10 new members to coalition committed to upholding the Paris Accord

June 1

CA Governor Brown, NY Governor Cuomo and WA Governor Inslee Announce Formation of U.S. Climate Alliance


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