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Treat fossil fuels like nukes; The L.A. City Council may endorse the Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty

Jan 04, 2021 - Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles City Council is poised to endorse a call for a global Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty.

Approval could make Los Angeles the first U.S. city -- New York is also in the running -- to sign on to the treaty resolution. Introduced in November by Councilman Paul Koretz, it won unanimous support in committee and awaits likely passage by the full council in the new year.

The treaty would do just what its name says: Signatory governments would agree to stop further expansi...