Environmental Politics

"Biden Plans To Cut Emissions At Least In Half By 2030"

"President Biden this week will pledge to slash U.S. greenhouse gas emissions at least in half by the end of the decade, according to two people briefed on the plan, as part of an aggressive push to combat climate change at home and persuade other major economies around the world to follow suit."

Source: Washington Post, 04/21/2021

"Joe Biden To Reveal US Emissions Pledge In Key Climate Crisis Moment"

"Joe Biden faces a key test of his commitment to climate action this week, when he sets out his core plans for tackling the climate crisis and calls on all of the world’s major economies to join him in bold action to slash greenhouse gas emissions in the next ten years."

Source: Guardian, 04/20/2021
April 26, 2021

SEJ Webinar: The U.S. Climate Summit — What Comes Next?

This #SEJ2021 webinar will provide an overview of the flurry of federal climate change activity since Biden took office. Hear from leaders in business, environmental justice and the climate youth movement on what comes next, 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET.

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Despite Clashes, U.S. And China Vow To Work Together On Climate Change

"The United States and China vowed late Saturday to work together in coming months to combat climate change “with the seriousness and urgency that it demands,” a move that signaled a rare collaboration even as they clash over trade frictions, China’s harsh treatment of Uyghurs and a crackdown on pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong."

Source: Washington Post, 04/19/2021

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