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This is a critical year for climate action. We don’t need small steps. We need transformative change to eradicate poverty, tackle inequality and protect the planet.
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The new U.S. emissions target raises the bar for other countries as we head toward the UN climate summit in Glasgow. The message to other major emitters is loud and clear: It’s your move next.
Read WRI’s statement: https://t.co/fWmDKEeC5k.
To fully re-establish itself as a global leader, the U.S. needs to complement its emissions reduction target with a significant increase in financial support for developing countries. The U.S. can help unlock further global action to confront the climate crisis. [5/6]
It’s also essential that the policies and actions are designed to address underlying racial and social justice issues. This target combined with the American Jobs Plan can form the cornerstone of a stronger, more efficient American economy. [4/6]
These actions will accelerate the deployment of clean energy, zero-emission vehicles, forest restoration and energy efficiency. Investing in clean energy creates twice as many jobs as the same investment in fossil fuel production. [3/6]
This target will serve as the North Star for President Biden’s domestic agenda. Strong policies and investments from the public and private sectors will be essential for the U.S. to reach this goal. [2/6]
President Biden has come through with a bold emissions reduction target that should make the world sit up and take note. The commitment to cut emissions 50-52% below 2005 levels by 2030 is ambitious and attainable, and will create a more equitable, prosperous society. [1/6] https://t.co/J890BGjo7J