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Biden has big climate change plans. But can he get it done?

On Nov 14, 2020
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President-elect Joe Biden has put the climate crisis at the top of his incoming administration’s agenda with ambitious goals ranging from rejoining the Paris Agreement to a $2 trillion plan to transition to clean energy. ...

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Biden has big climate change plans. But can he get it done?

Biden has big climate change plans. But can he get it done?

President-elect Joe Biden has put the climate crisis at the top of his incoming administration’s agenda with ambitious goals ranging from rejoining the Paris Agreement to a $2 trillion plan ...

US election: Climate experts react to Joe Biden’s victory

US election: Climate experts react to Joe Biden’s victory

After a drawn-out election that saw narrow wins in a handful of battleground states, Joe Biden has emerged victorious over Donald Trump in the US presidential race.

Trump Screwed The US On Climate Change. Can Biden Save It?

Trump Screwed The US On Climate Change. Can Biden Save It?

The president-elect ran with an ambitious climate plan. Congress could derail it.

“46 for 46” — 46 Ways Joe Biden Has Said He Will Use Executive Authority to Tackle Climate Change

“46 for 46” — 46 Ways Joe Biden Has Said He Will Use Executive Authority to Tackle Climate Change

Here are 46 steps that President-Elect Biden has already committed to take, all of which can be achieved through existing authority.

We asked Joe Biden’s campaign 6 key questions about his climate change plans

We asked Joe Biden’s campaign 6 key questions about his climate change plans

How Biden could use the powers of the presidency to protect vulnerable communities and hold fossil fuel companies accountable.

Top 10 Priorities for President Biden to Tackle the Climate Crisis

Top 10 Priorities for President Biden to Tackle the Climate Crisis

The Biden administration must prioritize an expansive climate action plan from day one. These 10 high-impact actions will make the biggest difference.

Biden stocks landing teams with climate experts

Biden stocks landing teams with climate experts

From the Pentagon to the General Services Administration, President-elect Joe Biden has embedded climate-minded officials throughout his sprawling transition team.

Having Rolled Back Obama’s Centerpiece Climate Plan, Trump Defends a Vastly More Limited Approach

Having Rolled Back Obama’s Centerpiece Climate Plan, Trump Defends a Vastly More Limited Approach

Obama’s initiative would have reduced power sector emissions by a third. Under Trump’s plan, they’d fall by less than 1 percent.

How Biden can fix America’s climate credibility

How Biden can fix America’s climate credibility

Even without Democratic control of the Senate, Joe Biden will have a few options for climate action at his disposal.

What Biden will and won’t be able to achieve on climate change

What Biden will and won’t be able to achieve on climate change

Passing aggressive climate laws will be highly difficult without Democratic control of the Senate. But there are other ways the next administration could make progress.

Will a Biden administration be able to reverse Trump’s climate damage?

Will a Biden administration be able to reverse Trump’s climate damage?

“Imagine where we’d be if they knew what they were doing,” says David Doniger, climate lawyer and senior advisor to the NRDC Action Fund, when he talks about the Trump administration.

EPA taking UN climate report 'very seriously,' agency chief says

EPA taking UN climate report 'very seriously,' agency chief says

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler said Thursday the agency is taking a recent United Nations report on the dire future of climate change "very seriously" ...

EPA rolls back Obama-era plan limiting coal-fired power plant emissions

EPA rolls back Obama-era plan limiting coal-fired power plant emissions

The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday said states can set their own carbon emissions standards for coal-fired power plants -- a rule that the agency itself says could result in ...

Daily on Energy: House GOP meets to discuss climate agenda ‘counter-narrative’

Daily on Energy: House GOP meets to discuss climate agenda ‘counter-narrative’

Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: ...

VP nominee Kamala Harris has a particular climate-change agenda: environmental justice

VP nominee Kamala Harris has a particular climate-change agenda: environmental justice

Joe Biden’s VP pick Kamala Harris has grown increasingly firm in her commitment to making sure that policy to slow man-made climate change emphasizes...

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Trump Fuel Efficiency Rollback Is an Attack on Science and the Public Interest

Trump Fuel Efficiency Rollback Is an Attack on Science and the Public Interest

Today, the Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Transportation released their long-awaited revisions to federal fuel economy and greenhouse gas standards. To no one’s surprise, ...

Not up for debate: It’s time to ask Trump and Biden some serious questions on climate.

Not up for debate: It’s time to ask Trump and Biden some serious questions on climate.

The questions on warming in the first debate were an embarrassment. Here's how Kristen Welker can raise the stakes.

Here’s How Scientists Want Biden to Take on Climate Change

Here’s How Scientists Want Biden to Take on Climate Change

Ambitions include promoting electric vehicles and incorporating environmental justice