Happy Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day!

Today Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry will join President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, and several U.S. cabinet secretaries and private sector and civil society leaders will participate in the live-streamed Leaders Summit on Climate. At 8:00 AM Eastern this morning, President Biden and Vice President Harris will open the […]

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Biden’s Updated Climate Targets Could Set the Stage for Next 10 Years of Climate Policy

Biden’s Updated Climate Targets Could Set the Stage for Next 10 Years of Climate Policy

by Amy Lupica, ODP Staff Writer This week the world is watching the U.S. with rare intensity. The world has awaited multiple decisions with bated breath, but on April 22nd, U.S. climate ambition will be in the spotlight. The President is expected to announce the nation’s updated Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) to the Paris agreement during his […]

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The Paris Agreement at 5: What’s Next?

The Paris Agreement at 5: What’s Next?

Tomorrow at 9 a.m. EST, the Climate Ambition Summit will begin. The Summit marks five years since the Paris Agreement and will be a moment for countries to announce improved climate plans for the next decade. 

Why this Matters: The summit comes as the end of the COVID pandemic is on the horizon, creating a global impetus for countries to emerge from the past year with stronger climate plans than before.

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