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The GOP mayors quietly fighting climate change

Indiana Mayor James Brainard
Carmel, Indiana Mayor James Brainard at a climate change summit. Photo: Isaac Brekken/Getty Images

An interesting analysis over at The Conversation shows that a number of GOP mayors are taking steps to make their cities less carbon-intensive, but shy away from overt advocacy.

Why it matters: The post suggests that local steps on global warming may have a more bipartisan foundation — if you look for it — compared to where climate policy stands at the federal level.