State governments, councils, researchers and entrepreneurs are slowing our slide to disaster – but they need others to step up.
Carbon accounting isn't always simple, so it's important to make it easier to measure and reduce emissions at the local level. And that's ultimately the starting point for global climate action.
There are precedents for trying to make the industries responsible for climate change foot the bill for adapting to a changed climate.
More than 200 mayors have committed their cities to stick with the Paris climate deal no matter what the US does. Electric vehicles offer a promising route to making good on that pledge.