New Hampshire governor signs law to cut emissions

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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan has joined government leaders worldwide in signing an agreement to help combat climate change by cutting pollution.

The Under Two MOU, a memorandum of understanding, affirmed New Hampshire's commitment to helping keep the Earth's average temperature from rising more than 2 degrees Celsius and committed the state to working to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

New Hampshire joins California, Minnesota, New York, Oregon, Vermont and Washington to sign the agreement. It has now been signed or endorsed by 49 jurisdictions representing 19 countries and five continents.

Participants agree to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions 80 to 95 percent below 1990 levels or limit to two metric tons CO2-equivalent per capita, by 2050, the same identified by New Hampshire in 2009.


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