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LA Gov. Edwards Announces Members of Climate Initiatives Task Force
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LA Gov. Edwards Announces Members of Climate Initiatives Task Force

LA (STL.News) Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced his appointments to the Climate Initiatives Task Force, which will recommend strategies to cut statewide net greenhouse gas emissions by 26-28% by 2025, 40-50% by 2030, and 100% by 2050, among other issues relating to how the climate affects Louisiana. In Executive Order 2020-18, Gov. Edwards called on leaders from across government, the private sector, academic institutions, and civil society to follow the science to arrive at policies able to help reduce Louisiana’s contributions to global climate change while fully recognizing Louisiana’s climate vulnerabilities and its industrial and economic characteristics. “Just as we have done with coastal protection and restoration, we are building an inclusive, science-driven process to lead ...