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News Release | Environment America

Statement: U.S. officially rejoins the international Paris Agreement

WASHINGTON -- The United States officially rejoined the international Paris Agreement on Friday. The act brings America back into a key accord aimed at reducing planet-warming emissions. 

Environment America had called on Biden to prioritize rejoining the Paris Agreement on his first day in office in the "First Things to Fix" report. The report presented 20 actions for the Biden administration to undertake in early days of office to undo the Trump administration’s rollbacks of environmental laws and protections.

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The Biden administration can save monarch butterflies | Malia Libby

The butterfly’s plummeting population warrants protection under the Endangered Species Act, and now is the time for action.

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Worth Protecting: Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument | Ellen Montgomery

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument has been protected for 21 of the last 25 years, it’s time to restore full protection.

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To make sustainable tissue: Look to farms, not forests | Ian Corbet

Our “amber waves of grain” could provide a solution for saving the world’s forests.

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News Release | Environment America

Statement: Biden administration will make historic commitments to protecting America’s natural heritage

WASHINGTON -- As part of an executive order, President Joe Biden is expected to announce Wednesday a stop on all new drilling in public lands and waters. The president will also set a goal of protecting 30 percent of U.S. lands and oceans by the year 2030.

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