The president will commit the United States to deep cuts in emissions at an Earth Day summit meeting that starts on Thursday, according to people familiar with the plan.
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What may well stand in the U.S. president’s way is political intransigence from senators from fossil-fuel states in both parties.
The moves represent a first step in healing one of the deepest rifts between the United States and the rest of the world after Trump defiantly rejected the Paris pact.
One issue that could distinguish Biden’s core economic team from its predecessors? Climate change.
The comment gave President Donald Trump what his campaign saw as an enormous opportunity to blunt his opponent’s appeal to working-class voters.