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After Trump announced his intent to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement, the crucial global deal that aims to limit emissions to avoid the worst impacts of climate change, he had to wait three years to formally get out. Biden plans to rejoin on his first day. After sending a letter to the UN, the U.S. can be back in the agreement in 30 days. Then the U.S. will need to set new goals for cutting emissions. “It needs to be updated for a new timeline and new climate needs and a new reality,” says Ted Lamm, a senior research fellow on climate at the Center for Law, Energy & the Environment. “So it’s a long-term process to develop the actual implementation of that, but they can rejoin on day one, and that’s, I think, pretty significant.” … [Read more...] about 7 climate actions that Biden could take on his first day
When the Trump supporters in attendance weren’t calling us losers, they would also say, “Give him a chance,” which is nice because who doesn’t love condescension that comes with a homework assignment. But Trump never gave us a chance to give him a chance. He campaigned with immense hostility, propelled by dishonesty, and after winning, he immediately began a four-year experiment of treating those in cities who voted against him like a population of conquered foes. Had any liberal with a Burning Man-grade open mind still felt like actually giving Trump a chance, though, somewhere between the inauguration crowd size lie and the insidious, sloppily executed Muslim ban one week later, that chance would have evaporated. … [Read more...] about What looking back at Trump’s inauguration tells us about Biden’s presidency
It’s hard to transition from one day knowing the world’s intelligence secrets to the next day being all alone in America, pocketing $400,000 speaking fees and tens of millions in book deal cash. To soften the blow, former presidents continue to receive intelligence briefings and access to classified information. Except today’s outgoing president is . . . different. Here are a few things to know as Donald Trump leaves the White House for the last time. … [Read more...] about Will Trump keep getting intelligence briefings? Who decides?
Today’s presidential inauguration marks the transition of power between two diametrically, couldn’t-be-more opposed political leaders. And according to reports, newly elected Joe Biden will arrive at the White House with a plan to unpack his predecessor Donald Trump’s legacy more swiftly and aggressively than we’ve seen in modern history. … [Read more...] about Joe Biden is the president. Here are some executive actions he is expected to take