• Joe Biden pledges to drastically slash US greenhouse gas emissions by 2030

    15 days ago - By The Verge

    U.S. President Joe Biden speaks about climate change issues in the State Dining Room of the White House on January 27, 2021 in Washington, DC. President Biden signed several executive orders related to the climate change crisis on Wednesday, including one directing a pause on new oil and natural gas leases on public lands. | Photo by Anna Moneymaker-Pool/Getty Images
    President Joe Biden announced a new goal to sharply cut down US greenhouse gas emissions this decade. The country's new mandate is to reduce planet-heating gases by 50 to 52 percent of what the US emitted in 2005. It...
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  • 12 US states call for Biden to ban combustion cars from 2035

    12 US states call for Biden to ban combustion cars from 2035

    15 days ago - By The Next Web

    Get a load of this. America is finally coming down hard on combustion engine vehicles. Governors of 12 US states are campaigning for President Biden to take a leaf out of California and Washington's play book, and ban combustion engined cars by 2035. The states campaigning for the move are: California, New York, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Connecticut, Hawaii, Maine, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, Washington State, and Rhode Island. As Reuters points out, even though Biden has committed $174 billion to incentivize the uptake of electric vehicles in the US, and build supporting...
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