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Cities Form World's Largest Alliance to Fight Climate Change

Cities on six continents have formed the world's largest alliance to combat climate change, a move intended to help make ground-level changes to slow global warming. More than 7,100 cities in 119 countries on Wednesday formed the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy, a network for exchanging information on such goals as developing clean energy, organizers said. Cities are responsible for an estimated 75 percent of carbon emissions contributing to climate change and...

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