Wednesday, March 31, 2021
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Wednesday, March 31, 2021

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Why April may be the most important month for climate action ever

Andrew Freedman, Axios

The next month is the most important period for U.S. climate action in more than a decade, and possibly ever, longtime advocates and observers tell Axios.

The Weekly Planet: Biden’s New Playbook for Greening the Financial System

Robinson Meyer, The Atlantic

“If it actually looks seriously like the world is gonna cut carbon emissions in half by 2030, you could, overnight, see fire sales of fossil-fuel assets.”

Auto negotiations test Biden’s vow to create a climate-friendly future

Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post

The automakers alliance and the UAW seek to influence the Biden administration and jump start the market for electric vehicles. But the auto alliance is fractured and with time running down, the administration faces tough choices on paying for new charging in…

Thinking of buying an electric vehicle? Read this first.

Sarah Kaplan, The Washington Post

Switching from combustion engines to electric cars is only half the battle; the U.S. must also make clean transportation accessible to all.

Jockeying begins over White House’s infrastructure plan as details emerge

Jeff Stein, The Washington Post

Liberal Democrats push Biden to go bigger on climate mitigation, while Republicans balk at proposed tax hikes.