US rejoins Paris Climate accord – to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050

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He promised and he delivered. One of President Biden’s very first actions was to sign the United States back up to the Paris climate accord to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050.

Swiftly followed by a series of green decrees, including scrapping oil drilling in the Arctic and a major oil pipeline.

But with the narrowest majority in the Senate and an economy battered by the pandemic, can he meet his climate goals and do they go far enough?

 

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