Inslee talks climate action, economy during visit to East Coast

Stops included the United Nations, World Economic Forum, Yale University

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Gov. Jay Inslee, along with other government and business leaders, attend a climate-action meeting with U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres and U.N. Special Envoy Michael Bloomberg on Sept. 18, 2017, in New York City. (Official Governor’s Office photo)

Thinking globally, acting locally

Inslee also spoke Monday at the World Economic Forum’s Sustainable Development Impact Summit in New York City. It was an opportunity to tell our state’s story of local action on a global stage, and build relationships that will take our local work further.

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Gov. Jay Inslee participates in a World Economic Forum summit on Sept. 18, 2017 that focused on sustainable development. (Official Governor’s Office photo)
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Gov. Jay Inslee sits down with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven on Sept. 18, 2017 during the World Economic Forum summit. (Official Governor’s Office photo)

‘We are the can-do coalition’

On Tuesday, Inslee joined former Secretary John Kerry at the Yale Climate Forum. The governor highlighted the work being done at the state level on climate change. You can read more here about the climate actions taken by Washington state so far.

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Gov. Jay Inslee speaks to members of the media on Sept. 20, 2017 about a new report that shows states involved in the U.S. Climate Alliance are collectively on track to meet their portion of commitments to the Paris agreement. (Kevin P. Coughlin/New York Governor’s Office)

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