green wave election

Tuesday’s elections brought coast-to-coast victories for U.S. climate action.

Many climate-friendly mayors were elected — most notably in New York City, Boston, Pittsburgh, Buffalo, Charlotte, St. Petersburg, St. Paul, and Seattle.

More highlights from a big day for climate policy:

The results send a clear message: Climate action will continue to move ahead at the local and state level, even with a climate denier as president.