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Eric Bradach, Freelance Reporter
11:47 am CDT June 11, 2019

Climate change has become a leading topic on the national political stage with 2020 presidential hopefuls proposing policies and measures to prevent its damages. But worldwide, local governments have bypassed its federal governments to apply more ambitious plans with the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy. 

Highland Park became the coalition’s latest participant after Mayor Nancy Rotering and City Council unanimously greenlit a resolution to adopt its pledge at its June 10 meeting.