FACT SHEET: President Biden Sets 2030 Greenhouse Gas Pollution Reduction Target Aimed at Creating Good-Paying Union Jobs and Securing U.S. Leadership on Clean Energy Technologies

Building on Past U.S. Leadership, including Efforts by States, Cities, Tribes, and Territories, the New Target Aims at 50-52 Percent Reduction in U.S. Greenhouse Gas Pollution from 2005 Levels in 2030 Today, President Biden will announce a new target for the United States to achieve a 50-52 percent reduction from 2005 levels in economy-wide net…

Readout of President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Call with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada

President Biden spoke with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau regarding preparations for the April 22-23 Leaders Summit on Climate, efforts to defeat the COVID-19 pandemic, and the two Canadians – Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor – unjustly detained by the government of China. The President applauded Canada’s vital contributions to addressing climate change and both…

Fact Sheet: U.S.-Japan Competitiveness and Resilience (CoRe) Partnership

Read more about the U.S. Japan Climate Partnership here The United States and Japan pledge to revitalize our Alliance and make practical commitments to fulfill its potential. Together we will advance innovation, end this pandemic and protect the world from future ones, combat the climate crisis, and enhance our people-to-people ties. Through these concrete initiatives, the…

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki, April 16, 2021

11:07 A.M. EDT MS. PSAKI:  Hi, everyone.  I know we’re loading briefing after briefing with you guys today.  But, okay, happy Friday.  I have a couple of items for you at the top.  Like all of you, we’re horrified by the shooting overnight at a FedEx facility.  The President has been briefed by his team…

Remarks by President Biden on Russia

4:56 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Hello, folks.  Thanks for coming over.  Good afternoon, everyone.  Earlier this week, I spoke with President Putin of Russia about the nature of our relationship — the relationship between our two countries.  And I was candid and respectful; the conversation was candid and respectful.  Two great powers with significant responsibility…

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki, April 15, 2021

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 12:52 P.M. EDT MS. PSAKI:  Hi everyone.  All right.  Okay, I have a couple of items for you — all of you at the top.  Today we are announcing the release of $39 billion of American Rescue Plan funds to states, territories, and Tribes to address the child care crisis…

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki, April 12, 2021

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 12:23 P.M. EDT MS. PSAKI:  Hello, everyone.  Okay, happy Monday.  I know we have a busy afternoon for all of you, so we will try to get through as many questions as we can possibly get through.  I just have two items for you at the top. This morning, the White…

Background Press Call on the Upcoming Trilateral Meeting with Japan and the Republic of Korea

Via Teleconference  4:20 P.M. EDT SENIOR ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL:  Thank you.  Good afternoon, everyone, and thank you for joining us.  A reminder that today’s call will be on background, attributed to a senior administration official.  The contents of this call will be embargoed until 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time tonight. Our speaker today is [senior administration official].  We’ll have…

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