Governor Pritzker Signs Illinois on to the U.S. Climate Alliance

Statement from the Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition about Governor Pritzker signing an Executive Order today to join the U.S. Climate Alliance:

“While the Federal Government remains shut down, today’s announcement is an important reminder that the responsibility to protect citizens from the harms of climate change has fallen to the states. By signing on to the U.S. Climate Alliance, Governor J.B. Pritzker has taken an important first step in fulfilling his commitment to put Illinois on a path to 100% renewable energy by 2050, and he has demonstrated his leadership on climate action in the Midwest.”