UN’s Climate Report Puts President Biden’s Electric Vehicle Order On The Fast Track

When the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its latest report on the climate crisis, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said it was a “code red” — a serious warning to heed the pending threats. President Biden is taking those words to heart. And his executive order to get U.S. automakers to jump-start electric vehicle sales is proof positive.  The two documents are interrelated. Electrification of the U.S. economy is central to the country reaching its climate goals — a 50% cut in CO2 emissions by 2030 from 2005 levels. 

By Ken Silverstein. Forbes. August 11, 2021.

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