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U.S. Reenters Climate Accord in Sprint for New CO2 Goals

Dean Rachel Kyte discusses the Biden administration's 2030 climate pledge, via Climatewire.

The United States' short sojourn outside the Paris climate agreement is over.


"I think it would be extremely difficult for the U.S. to show leadership if it can't come up with something that is commensurate with the deep cuts in emissions that we need this decade to get on the road for net zero by 2050," Rachel Kyte, a former U.N. special envoy for sustainable energy and the dean of the Fletcher School at Tufts University, said on a separate briefing yesterday with reporters.

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