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US To Cut Emissions 50% by 2030

  President Joe Biden Pledges Aggressive Action on Climate Change                                                                                                  Source:  The White House White House Virtual Climate Summit on Earth Day At the White House Virtual Climate Summit, President Joe Biden pledged to cut US greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030.  The pledge will require massive changes and breakthrough renewable energy innovations for the US energy and transportation industries. President Biden says it is absolutely necessary and doable.  Biden made the pledge before more than 40 government leaders from around the world at his virtual, 2 day Leaders Summit on Climate, designed to demonstrate that the US is once again a strong force in the fight against Climate Change.  The previous Administration scoffed at Climate Change, withdrew from the Paris Accords and derailed efforts to fight global warming.  One of President Biden's first acts as President was to rejoin the Pari

US Offshore Wind Power Big Expansion

US President Joe Biden To Open Up Offshore Wind Development                                                         Source:  Block Island Wind Farm, Rhode Island Much Greener US Power Mix US President Joe Biden announced today that he is greatly expanding the nation's offshore wind capacity to combat climate change.  Offshore wind power is a critical component of  Biden's goal of eventually reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions and providing 100% clean electricity by 2035.  He plans to generate 30 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind power by 2030.  That would provide enough energy to power 10 million homes and eliminate 78 metric tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere every year. Wind Projects to Fight Climate Change & Create New Jobs President Biden intends to open new stretches of ocean areas to wind farm development, starting with the New York Bight in the waters off Long Island, New York.  He also intends to streamline the permitting process and provide billions of