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Biden Pledges to Reduce US Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 50%

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Biden Pledges to
Reduce U.S. Greenhouse
Gas Emissions by 50% .
On April 22, President Joe Biden
announced his administration’s latest
push to combat climate change. .
Biden said that by 2030, the U.S. will have reduced
greenhouse gas emissions by 50 to 52 percent.
That’s more than double what the U.S. committed
to under the 2015 Paris climate agreement. .
His pledge moves the U.S. closer to
decarbonizing the nation’s energy sector by 2030
and achieving net-zero emissions by 2050. .
This is the decade that we must make decisions to avoid the worst consequences of the climate crisis … This is a moral imperative. An economic imperative. A moment of peril, but also a moment of extraordinary possibilities, President Joe Biden, via CNBC.
Biden will announce the country’s target at the
global leaders climate summit on April 22 and April 23.
40 world leaders will be attending the
virtual event and are expected to
make their own new commitments.
The U.K. and European Union have
committed to cutting emissions by 68 percent
and 55 percent, respectively.
China has vowed to be carbon neutral by 2060.
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