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Climate Change Advocates Give Biden's EPA Failing Grade

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Climate Change Advocates Give Biden's EPA Failing Grade

Climate Change Advocates Give Biden's EPA Failing Grade

Climate Change Advocates , Give Biden's EPA , Failing Grade.

'Newsweek' reports that a major climate change advocacy organization says the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has failed to meet President Joe Biden's climate goals.

'Newsweek' reports that a major climate change advocacy organization says the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has failed to meet President Joe Biden's climate goals.

The Biden administration's performance has come under increased scrutiny as the midpoint of his presidential term draws near.

Some environmental organizations have critiqued the EPA's execution of federal goals intended to address climate change.

According to Evergreen Action, the EPA only received a passing grade on two out of ten of the agency's key goals.

The Evergreen Action analysis shows that two of the goals are progressing on track, while another two have seen no action at all, and another six have been delayed.

According to Jamal Raad, Evergreen Action's co-founder and executive director, the EPA has even missed self-imposed deadlines.

They are falling behind in their own metrics.

If they don't start implementing these rules by end of [Biden's term], they are subject to the Congressional Review Act, .., Jamal Raad, Evergreen Action's co-founder and executive director, via 'Newsweek'.

... and a Republican president or Republican congress can overturn the rules and [EPA will] not able to make similar rules in the future.

These rules are really important, Jamal Raad, Evergreen Action's co-founder and executive director, via 'Newsweek'.

... and a Republican president or Republican congress can overturn the rules and [EPA will] not able to make similar rules in the future.

These rules are really important, Jamal Raad, Evergreen Action's co-founder and executive director, via 'Newsweek'.

Recently, Biden passed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) which will allocate $370 billion for climate and environmental investments.

Recently, Biden passed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) which will allocate $370 billion for climate and environmental investments.

According to Leah Stokes, a University of California, Santa Barbara associate professor, the passage of the IRA represents a giant leap toward reaching Biden's climate goals


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