Tuesday, April 20, 2021
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Tuesday, April 20, 2021

It's 63 degrees in Hughes today. Here's the news—

FAQ: America's New Promise On Climate

Rebecca Hersher, NPR

The U.S. is planning to rapidly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This is America's return to the international climate stage. We break it down for you.

X-Prize Winners Use CO2 Emissions to Make Concrete

Benjamin Storrow, E&E News, Scientific American

But questions remain about how much greenhouse gases would actually be reduced.

White House removes Trump-appointed scientist from overseeing climate report

Ivana Saric, Axios

The Biden administration has removed Trump-appointed atmospheric scientist Betsy Weatherhead from her role overseeing the government's "definitive report on the effects of climate change," the Washington Post first reported Monday.

The U.S. embarks on a huge climate reset

Ishaan Tharoor, The Washington Post

Under former president Donald Trump, the federal government cut itself adrift from the broad international consensus. President Biden immediately shifted course.