• Fossil fuel subsidies to end plus pause on drilling on public land
  • Environmentalists hail ‘important step in right direction’
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Joe Biden is to instruct the US government to pause and review all oil and gas drilling on federal land, eliminate fossil fuel subsidies and transform the government’s vast fleet of cars and trucks into electric vehicles, in a sweeping new set of climate executive orders.

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https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/joebiden

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