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Emission Critical

Emission Critical

What A Day - April 23, 2021 - 18:01

President Biden and 40 heads of state met for the first day of a virtual climate summit, yesterday, and he pledged to cut America’s greenhouse gases in half from where they were in 2005 by 2030. Biden also announced a plan for the US to double the amount of money it gives to other countries to help them lower their own emissions.COVID cases are still surging worldwide, with a record 5.24 million new cases recorded just last week. The State Department issued 116 "Do No Travel" advisories to discourage Americans from traveling to most of the world.And in headlines: the House approves a bill that would make DC a state, the Supreme Court rules to restore life without parole for juvenile offenders, and Meghan McCain's cyberpunk hairstyles are on purpose.Show Notes –NPR: "How The U.S. Could Halve Climate Emissions By 2030" – https://n.pr/32DzkvAShow some love and vote for us as Best News and Politics podcast in the 25th Annual People’s Voice Awards! https://vote.webbyawards.com/PublicVoting#/2021/podcasts/general-series/news-politicsFor a transcript of this show, please visit crooked.com/whataday.

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