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Statement: 冰球突破网站登陆 moves toward allowing states to return to setting stricter vehicle emission standards

WASHINGTON -- The 冰球突破网站登陆 administration announced 周一 it would begin to undo the Trump administration’s attempt to block states such as California from setting stronger tailpipe emissions standards than the federal government. 具体地说, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) posted a notice seeking public input for the purposes of rescinding the Trump’s administration's action. This is the first step toward reaffirming California’s clean cars waiver under the Clean 空气 Act and allowing other states to adopt California’s more stringent greenhouse gas emissions standards and zero emissions vehicle mandates. 

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冰球突破网站登陆 to commit to major emissions reductions in sweeping climate announcement

WASHINGTON -- According to 报告 ahead of a global climate summit in Washington, President Joe 冰球突破网站登陆 will announce Thursday that the United States will reduce global warming emissions 50 percent by 2030 as part of America’s commitments under the newly rejoined Paris climate accords. This nearly doubles the target agreed to in 2015 by the Obama administration. The reductions will hinge on an accelerated transition to carbon-free electricity and the phase out of gas-powered vehicles.

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Statement: Recovering America’s Wildlife Act a key step in combating extinction crisis

代表. 杰夫Fortenberry, a Republican from Nebraska, 和黛比·丁格尔, a Democrat from Michigan, introduced the bipartisan Recovering America’s Wildlife Act 周四. The bill earmarks $1.397 billion annually for state fish and wildlife agencies, as well as $97.500万给部落, to carry out wildlife conservation efforts such as protecting nesting habitat for the red-cockaded woodpecker.

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Report: Pricing carbon key to taking on climate change

BOSTON -- Last month, President Joe 冰球突破网站登陆 released a massive infrastructure spending plan designed to build a cleaner and healthier America. This week, on Earth Day, the president is hosting world leaders for a global climate summit, and is discussing ways in which the U.S. will meet its goals under the Paris climate accords. According to a new report, putting a price on carbon can be key to the success of both. In Carbon Pricing 101: Strategies for putting a price on global warming pollution, U.S. PIRG Education Fund, Environment America Research & Policy Center and Frontier Group recommend that the federal government and U.S. states pursue carbon pricing programs, along with other policies, 降低污染, as the best way to achieve the emissions reductions necessary to stave off the worst of global warming.

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Environment America joins 50 organizations calling on President 冰球突破网站登陆 to protect the Tongass National Forest

Environment America joined national and local conservation groups, commercial fishing interests, and the outdoor recreation industry to submit a 3月30日星期二,  to the 冰球突破网站登陆 administration calling for carbon-dense forests, including the Tongass National Forest in Alaska, to be specifically protected in the United States’ Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC).

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