US President Joe Biden on Thursday (22nd April) formalised a new target for the US to cut its emissions by at least 50% by 2030 – an announcement which gained a lot of traction from the hydrogen industry as hydrogen is expected to play a vital role in these plans.
The announcement – made during the Leaders Summit on Climate – is part of the President’s focus on building back better in a way that will create millions of good-paying union jobs, ensure economic competitiveness, advance environmental justice, and improve the health and security of communities across the US.
To achieve the goal, the Biden Administration has analysed how every sector of the economy can spur innovation, unleash new opportunities, drive competitiveness and cut pollution. Such analysis supports President Biden’s existing goals to create a carbon pollution-free power sector by 2035 and a net zero emissions economy by no later than 2050.
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