2015-07-28. Leading Companies Take White House Climate Pledge.

posted Aug 1, 2015, 6:41 AM by Alan Gould
By Randy Showstack, Earth & Space Science News—EoS (AGU). For GSS Climate Change chapter 9. Excerpt: ...Alcoa, Cargill, General Motors, Microsoft, and nine other major U.S. companies have committed to cut greenhouse gases as part of a new White House program. ...Thirteen of the biggest companies in the United States have signed on to a new initiative by President Obama to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the White House announced Monday. ...Brian Deese, senior advisor to the president, praised the companies for “setting an example” for their industries. ...The administration intends to announce a second round of pledges “from a far broader spectrum of American companies” later this year, prior to the Paris conference, Deese said.... https://eos.org/articles/leading-companies-take-white-house-climate-pledge