Richmond is a frontline community leading the charge in the fight against fossil fuels and climate change.

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Richmond took huge strides in 2020. First, in January, Richmond banned coal shipment out of its port. Then, in March, Richmond’s leaders joined the movement of California cities passing policies that require new buildings to be electric. In 2022, it became one of the first frontline communities to endorse the call for a Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty, and are currently exploring ways to equitably electrify existing buildings.

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