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Lab Report: Pittsburgh, Not Paris

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People gather on the Andy Warhol bridge over the Allegheny River in downtown Pittsburgh.
People gather on the Andy Warhol bridge over the Allegheny River in downtown Pittsburgh.Gene J. Puskar/AP

In the spotlight: The Steel City finds itself in the international spotlight after President Donald Trump’s remark in his climate announcement that he was “elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris.” Though some GOP leaders praised Trump’s move, many shot back vehemently to disassociate—including Mayor Bill Peduto. The Pittsburgh Post Gazette reports:

From the CityLab archive: Here’s what Pittsburgh looked like when it decided it had a pollution problem.