Comprehensive climate and energy legislation is dead for the year, but President Obama remains committed to the cause, proposing to pass chunks. Glenn Hurowitz of Grist.com suggests: tax credits to restore forests, cut black carbon, curb HFC’s, find ways to pay poor nations to pollute less.
The Impact of the Paris Climate Change Agreement in the United States
The United States, under the Obama administration, joined the Paris Agreement in 2015 and committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 26-28% below 2005 levels by 2025. However, in June 2017, the Trump administration announced its intention to withdraw from the agreement (Shear). In April 2021, President Joe