Biden signs order to make US government carbon neutral by 2050

December 8, 2021   |   Tags:
US President Joe Biden Wednesday signed an executive order mandating that the US federal government become carbon neutral by 2050. The order relies on a variety of clean energy initiatives, including transforming the government’s fleet of 600,000 vehicles into electric cars by 2035. In a statement, the Biden administration said the “whole-of-government effort to tackle the climate crisis” must happen “in a way that creates well-paying jobs, grows industries and makes the country more economically competitive.” “The executive order will reduce emissions across federal operations, invest in American clean energy industries and manufacturing, and create clean, healthy, and resilient communities,”...


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