“This is a real sea change in the degree of ambition by the U.S. government; it is pretty monumental,” said Richard Newell, president and chief executive of Resources for the Future, a nonpartisan think tank. “This is technically feasible but a substantial acceleration of existing trends.”
Biden’s Pledge to Slash Emissions Would Require Big U.S. Changes
In the Wall Street Journal, RFF President Richard G. Newell shares his observations on the Biden administration's new US climate goals.
Media Highlight from Wall Street Journal — April 23, 2021