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John Kerry: U.S. “Won’t Have Coal” by 2030

John Kerry: U.S. “Won’t Have Coal” by 2030

From: Axios

U.S. climate envoy John Kerry in an interview with Bloomberg at COP26 Tuesday predicted the U.S. would stop burning coal by 2030.

Our thought bubble via Axios’ Andrew FreedmanThe U.S. did not join last week to a pledge, signed by more than 40 countries, to phase out coal-fired power plants in the 2030s and 2040s. The Biden administration has a goal of decarbonizing the electricity sector by 2035, but it doesn’t have a policy of ending coal use by 2030, as Kerry’s comments may have implied.

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