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Thu Apr 22, 2021, 01:20 PM

At Earth Day climate summit, Biden promises 50% reduction in US greenhouse emissions

Source: USA Today

WASHINGTON President Joe Biden pledged to cut U.S. greenhouse gas pollution in half by 2030 at a virtual climate summit Thursday, outlining an aggressive target that would require sweeping changes to America's energy and transportation sectors.

"These steps will set America on a path of a net-zero emissions economy by no later than 2050," Biden said as the White House opened the two-day summit, attended by 40 leaders from around the world.

"Scientists tell us that this is the decisive decade, this is the decade we must make decisions that will avoid the worst consequences of a climate crisis," Biden said.

The White House's goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 50% to 52% percent, from a baseline of 2005 emissions, is nearly double the target set by Obama administration in 2015. An administration official, who briefed reporters on the condition of anonymity, did not detail how the White House plans to achieve the 50% reduction in emissions.

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BigmanPigman Apr 2021 #1

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Thu Apr 22, 2021, 03:06 PM

1. What a great date to have this summit.

Earth Day 2021! This year the POTUS will be trying to save the planet, not destroy it like Dump.

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