Fact Sheet: President Biden Tackles Methane Emissions, Spurs Innovations, and Supports Sustainable Agriculture to Build a Clean Energy Economy and Create Jobs

Today, President Biden is announcing bold actions consistent with his vision that tackling the climate crisis is not just an imperative, but one of the greatest economic opportunities of our time. When he thinks of climate, he thinks of jobs – and he knows that decisive actions will deliver for economies and jobs back home.…

Joint US-EU Press Release on the Global Methane Pledge

The United States and European Union announced today the Global Methane Pledge, an initiative to reduce global methane emissions to be launched at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 26) in November in Glasgow.  President Biden and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen urged countries at the U.S.-led Major Economies Forum on Energy and…

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki and Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Michael Regan, June 30, 2021

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 1:23 P.M. EDT MS. PSAKI:  Hi, everyone. Q    Good afternoon.  Q    Good to see you.   MS. PSAKI:  Good afternoon.  Good to see you, too.  Okay, it is so great to welcome back our Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Michael Regan.  He’s here to talk more about the bipartisan…

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 Biden’s Meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. met yesterday with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada to review implementation of the Roadmap for a Renewed U.S.-Canada Partnership launched in February 2021 to revitalize their strategic partnership. Their wide-ranging discussion included joint efforts to combat COVID-19; build back better; accelerate climate action; advance diversity and inclusion; bolster security…

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki, November 18, 2021

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 2:23 P.M. EST MS. PSAKI:  Hi, everyone.  Q    Hi. MS. PSAKI:  Okay.  A lot going on here.  I will warn you: We have some charts — (laughter) — to begin our briefing today.  Settle in, everyone.  Just to give you all an update and really give the American people…

Background Press Call by Senior Administration Officials Previewing the North American Leaders’ Summit (NALS)

Via Teleconference (November 17, 2021) 3:45 P.M. EST MODERATOR:  Good afternoon, everyone.  And thank you for your patience (inaudible) the call.  Apologies for the delay. Today’s call is going to be on background to preview tomorrow’s North American Leaders’ Summit.  The speakers will be attributed to as “senior administration officials” — SAOs.  The contents of…

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