Govs Get It Done: Gov. Tim Walz Puts State on Path to Combat Climate Change
“Tackling climate change requires bold thinking and collaboration.” – Gov. Tim Walz
This week, Democratic Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz signed an executive order creating the Climate Change Subcabinet and the Governor’s Advisory Council on Climate Change to help the state implement bold action on climate change. The new subcabinet and advisory council will bring state agencies together to better address the threats of climate change and put that state back on track to meet or exceed the greenhouse gas emissions reductions laid out previously by the state.
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WCCO: Gov. Tim Walz Signs Executive Order On Climate Change
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz says the time of waiting and debating are over, and action on climate change is needed.
On Monday morning, Walz signed an executive order to create a Climate Change Subcabinet and the Governor’s Advisory Council on Climate Change, which he says will bring state government agencies together to “implement bold, collaborative action on climate change.”
AP: Walz forms subcabinet to help Minnesota fight climate change
Walz signed an executive order on Monday to form a climate change subcabinet of state agency leaders. It’ll be led by Laura Bishop, commissioner of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. He’ll also appoint a Governor’s Advisory Council on Climate Change.