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World Leaders Like Biden's 'Complete Change' on Climate

25 days ago   |   By Newser

President Biden convened a virtual climate-change summit with other world leaders on Thursday and kicked things off with an ambitious pledge. Biden said the US would cut greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030 when compared to 2005 levels. In a stark contrast to the views of predecessor Donald Trump,...
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President Biden pledges to cut US fossil fuel emissions up to 52% by 2030

President Biden pledges to cut US fossil fuel emissions up to 52% by 2030

25 days ago   |   By WGN TV

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden opened a global climate summit Thursday with a pledge to cut at least in half the climate-wrecking coal and petroleum fumes that the U.S. pumps out, a commitment he hopes will spur big polluters to speed up efforts of their own.
Biden committed to cutting U.S. fossil fuel emissions up to 52% by 2030 - similar to pledges from allies - at the launch Thursday of an all-virtual climate summit for 40 world leaders, marking a return by the U.S. to global climate efforts after four years of withdrawal under former President Donald Trump.
The Biden administration's...
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At Climate Summit, Biden Stresses U.S. Commitment And Economic Opportunity

At Climate Summit, Biden Stresses U.S. Commitment And Economic Opportunity

25 days ago   |   By NPR

President Biden's Earth Day summit with 40 global leaders is an attempt to reassert U.S. leadership on the world stage. The White House hopes the meeting will lead to big new goals to lower emissions.
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Biden to pledge halving US emissions by 2030 at climate summit

Biden to pledge halving US emissions by 2030 at climate summit

25 days ago   |   By Al Jazeera

US president is set to open global climate summit with the ambitious goal, with details of how it will be achieved.
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President Biden opening global Earth Day summit with ambitious new emisisons pledge

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

25 days ago   |   By WBALTV

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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Supreme Court will hear direct challenge to Roe v. Wade

Supreme Court will hear direct challenge to Roe v. Wade

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The Supreme Court ruled unanimously against police who seized a man's guns...

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Supreme Court to Consider Curb on Abortion Rights

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Summary List Placement President Joe Biden faces a steep uphill battle to pass his infrastructure bill. Republicans have balked at its $2.3 trillion price tag, and moderate... Read more ...

Watch Live: Gov. Charlie Baker provides update on Massachusetts coronavirus...

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Parler is back on the App Store with a 'PG' version that only cracks down on...

Parler is back on the App Store with a 'PG' version that only cracks down on hate speech on Apple devices

Summary List Placement Parler returned to Apple's App Store on Monday after it had been kicked off following the January 6 Capitol Siege. Apple announced last month that it had... Read more ...

Trump would be allowed on celebrity video app Cameo if he wanted to join...

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