Since the Biden-Harris administration entered office earlier this year, the United States has seen renewed vigor for climate action at the federal level. That federal action has been matched with an urgency to promote bold, increased global efforts for climate as well, which the Biden-Harris administration emphasized while hosting the Leaders Summit on Climate in April. Strong federal leadership on climate that prioritizes clean energy and energy-related economic development policies is encouraging to Fresh Energy, largely because it sets the tone for both local and international climate cooperation.
Last week, the United States Environmental Protection Agency announced that it is moving to phase down production and consumption of hydrofluorocarbons.
Fresh Energy’s J. Drake Hamilton attended the two-day Leaders Summit on Climate, a historic virtual event hosted by President Joe Biden.
Tune in to Fresh Energy’s April 9 conversation with Senator Tina Smith, meteorologist and climate leader Paul Douglas, and more.
The accelerating pace of climate change demands swift, bold action and we are rising to the challenge. To close the books on 2020, we’ve assembled this list of highlights. Together we made change happen!
We applaud President Joe Biden’s executive order rejoining the Paris Agreement. Rejoining the Paris Agreement signals to the rest of the world that the United States has a renewed commitment to acting on climate.