Cleaning Up Power Plants Is Key to Our 2030 Climate Target
- Apr 23, 2021 6:26 am GMT
Cutting carbon pollution from the nation’s power plants plays a prominent part in the ambitious climate target that President Biden announced at today’s Leaders Summit on Climate.
The president’s plan, elaborated in a new U.S. Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), commits the United States to cutting overall climate pollution by 50-52 percent below 2005 levels by 2030, and to reaching net-zero emissions by 2050. NRDC analysis shows that target is within reach with the right combination of standards and investments under existing law and new legislation.
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