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President Biden opening global Earth Day summit with ambitious new emisisons pledge

24 days ago   |   By WMUR

President Joe Biden is to tell dozens of world leaders at the virtual summit that the U.S. will cut fossil fuel emissions by up to 52% by 2030.
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Biden to announce US will aim to cut carbon emissions by as much as 52% by 2030 at climate summit

Biden to announce US will aim to cut carbon emissions by as much as 52% by 2030 at climate summit

24 days ago   |   By ABC

Biden will commit the United States to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 50%-52% below its 2005 emissions levels by 2030.
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Biden pledges to halve US greenhouse gas emissions by 2030

Biden pledges to halve US greenhouse gas emissions by 2030

24 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden has pledged to cut US greenhouse gas emissions by 50% to 52% from 2005 levels by 2030.
The White House made the announcement on Wednesday, as Biden held a virtual summit on the climate with 40 world leaders.
CNBC noted that the goal more than doubles what the US agreed to when Biden re-joined the Paris Climate Accord, which President Donald Trump took the country out of.
A White House statement said that the US would achieve the goal by "positioning American workers and industry to tackle the climate crisis."
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Biden aims for sweeping climate goal - with or without Congress

Biden aims for sweeping climate goal - with or without Congress

24 days ago   |   By Politico

President Joe Biden pledged Thursday to slash U.S. emissions of greenhouse gases in at least half by 2030 - an ambitious target that will require retooling the world's largest economy in an effort to put the U.S. at the forefront of the international campaign to slow climate change.
It's a goal the White House insists the U.S. can meet even if Congress rejects Biden's calls for trillions of dollars in green infrastructure spending.
The new target embodies one of Biden's top policy priorities and represents a stark shift from the Trump administration, which had dismissed the threats posed...
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Biden Makes New Pledge For U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions: A 50% Cut

Biden Makes New Pledge For U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions: A 50% Cut

24 days ago   |   By NPR

The president will begin a climate summit by announcing that the United States will aim to cut its greenhouse gas emissions in half, based on 2005 levels, by the end of the decade.
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Biden pledges to slash greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030

24 days ago   |   By CNBC

President Biden's pledge to reduce emissions by at least 50% by 2030 more than doubles the country's prior commitment under the 2015 Paris climate agreement.
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Biden will commit to halving U.S. emissions by 2030 as part of Paris climate pact

24 days ago   |   By NBC News

The president is set to announce the pledge during remarks at the White House's virtual climate summit Thursday.
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Biden to Proclaim U.S. Climate Ambitions at White House Summit

Biden to Proclaim U.S. Climate Ambitions at White House Summit

24 days ago   |   By Foreign Policy

Biden is expected to announce a 50 percent reduction in U.S. emissions by 2030, will that encourage others to do the same?
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Biden Will Commit U.S. To Halving Greenhouse Gas Emissions By 2030

24 days ago   |   By Forbes

President Joe Biden will commit this week to cutting U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50% by 2030 compared with 2005 levels, Forbes.com understands.
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