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Atlanta mayor, 30 others call on Trump to act on climate

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(Source: Gage Skidmore) (Source: Gage Skidmore)
ATLANTA (CBS46) -

More than 30 mayors throughout the U.S. are calling on President Elect Donald Trump to act on climate, according to a release from Climate Nexus.

In a letter singed by the mayors, they're asking Trump to work with them to implement solutions to carbon emissions and transition to renewable energy.

"We ask that you lead us in expanding the renewable energy sources we need to achieve energy security, address climate change and spark a new manufacturing, energy and construction boom in America,” the letter states. "We ask that you help provide American businesses the certainty to invest through continued tax credits for electric vehicles, solar power, renewables and other clean technologies. And we ask that you shift to embrace the Paris Climate Agreement and make U.S. cities your partner in doing so."

In addition to Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, mayors in Los Angeles, Austin, Boston, Chicago, New York City and Washington, D.C. also singed the letter.

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