From The, February 16, 2021

President Biden has come into office with a mandate to launch a frontal assault on the climate crisis. So far he’s not letting climate advocates down, issuing a series of executive orders to slash emissions, create jobs, redirect billions in federal spending and rejoin the international fight to save this habitable planet we all share. And his administration is just getting warmed up.

Biden is expected to make a big push for investment in his ambitious $2 trillion climate plan. But will all this be enough to hold global warming to 1.5-2 degrees Celsius (2.7 – 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial levels, the target set in the Paris Agreement?

The truth: nobody knows.

Read the op/ed article here.

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