Thursday, April 22, 2021
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Thursday, April 22, 2021

It's 35 degrees in Wonewoc today. Here's the news—

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

Scott Detrow, 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.

The financial industry's broadest effort in history on climate change

Ben Geman, Axios

A big, UN-backed umbrella group of banks, asset managers, investors and insurers launched Wednesday to boost private clean tech finance and press polluting industries that use their services to cut emissions.

Does the U.S.-China climate statement mean real cooperation ahead?

Joanna Lewis, The Washington Post

The joint statement suggests China could boost its climate targets.

Governors Urge Biden To Order 100% Zero-Emission Car Sales By 2035

Scott Neuman, NPR

In a letter to the president, 12 governors asked that the White House order a ban on greenhouse gas-emitting cars and light trucks within 14 years.