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Biden vows US ‘will meet’ target of slashing carbon emissions by 2030

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President Joe Biden told the COP27 conference Friday the “very life of the planet” is at stake in the climate crisis and gave an assurance the United States is on track to slash carbon emissions.

“The climate crisis is about human security, economic security, environmental security, national security and and the very life of the planet,” he told an audience at the conference in Egypt.

Biden said the United States is “on track” to achieve its pledge of cutting emissions 50-52 percent below 2005 levels by 2030.

“The United States will meet our emissions targets,” he said.


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