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First Minister signs climate change agreement with New Jersey governor (via Belfast Telegraph)


Nicola Sturgeon has signed a joint agreement with the governor of New Jersey to tackle climate change.

The First Minister, on a visit to North America, announced the deal at a meeting with Phil Murphy on Tuesday.

It follows the signing of a climate change agreement between Ms Sturgeon and governor of California Jerry Brown on a previous visit to the US in 2017.

The First Minister said: “We all have a moral responsibility to tackle climate change and the Scottish Government has set ambitious targets to reduce emissions and increase our electricity from renewable sources.

“Climate change is a global problem and agreements like these, working in partnership with like–minded administrations, will help us tackle the harmful effects it has on the planet.”

Read more via the Belfast Telegraph…