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Inslee leads subnational governments reducing emissions at U.N. climate summit


GLASGOW, Scotland – Gov. Jay Inslee highlighted Washington state's progress in the fight against climate change and challenged other national and subnational governments to commit to aggressive actions to slash carbon emissions as the disastrous effects of climate change become increasingly apparent.

Inslee met with regional leaders from around the world, as well as top federal officials like EPA Administrator Michael Regan and U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy David Turk, highlighting the worsening impacts of climate change in the Pacific Northwest as a call for urgent action on cutting greenhouse gas emissions.