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Biden summit triggers bolder climate pledges

Progress on limiting temperature rises to no more than 1.5°C to become clearer by year-end

April’s Leaders’ Summit on Climate provided US president Joe Biden with the first opportunity to burnish his climate credentials. It also triggered a round of upgraded climate commitments from other rich nations ahead of the UN’s Cop26 talks later this year. However, experts were quick to point out that the US’—and indeed the world’s—new and upgraded emissions reduction targets are still a long way off where they need to be to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement. 42pc – Renewables' forecast share of US power generation by 2050 Biden pledged to cut US greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 50pc to 52pc from 2005 levels by 2030. The previous pledge, made by former President Oba



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