Climate Change

"Biden, in a Burst of Climate Orders, Rejoins the Paris Agreement"

"President Joseph R. Biden Jr. on Wednesday recommitted the United States to the Paris climate agreement, the international accord designed to avert catastrophic global warming, and ordered federal agencies to start reviewing and reinstating more than 100 environmental regulations that were weakened or rolled back by former President Donald J. Trump."

Source: NYTimes, 01/21/2021

"Biden To Order Agencies To Revisit Vehicle Tailpipe Emissions Standards"

"President-elect Joe Biden will order U.S. agencies on Wednesday to revisit fuel efficiency standards as well as rules governing emissions from airplanes, and appliance and building energy efficiency standards, the transition team said."

Source: Reuters, 01/20/2021

Biden to Cancel Keystone XL Pipeline in Inauguration Day Executive Order

"President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. is expected to cancel the Keystone XL pipeline permit on his first day in office, quickly reversing his predecessor’s approval of a project to move oil from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico long opposed by environmentalists, according to a person familiar with Mr. Biden’s plans."

Source: NYTimes, 01/20/2021


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