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Democrats offer ambitious climate plan zero greenhouse gas emissions in the US by “no later than” 2050

Democrats offer ambitious climate plan

A Democrat-led US government committee charged with coming up with a detailed climate plan has released its recommendations for saving the world. One of the report’s overall targets is net-zero carbon-dioxide emissions in the United States before 2050. To get there, the report offers 12 ‘pillars’, including investing in green-technology industries and strengthening support for climate-science research. “I am very heartened to see the detail and ambition that the committee has put forward,” says energy-policy researcher Leah Stokes, who kindly broke down the 500+-page report in a Twitter thread. How much of the plan will be implemented comes down to the outcome of the imminent US elections in November.

Vox | 10 min read
Reference: Solving the Climate Crisis report (or just the 2-page summary)

 

https://www.vox.com/energy-and-environment/2020/6/30/21305891/aoc-climate-change-house-democrats-select-committee-report?utm_source=Nature+Briefing&utm_campaign=1af892beb9-briefing-dy-20200701&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c9dfd39373-1af892beb9-40370991

 

 

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