Joe Biden’s climate plan includes oil lease halt, world leader summit

//Joe Biden’s climate plan includes oil lease halt, world leader summit

Joe Biden’s climate plan includes oil lease halt, world leader summit

US President Joe Biden was planning to announce new bans on oil and gas drilling on federal lands Wednesday as part of a raft of actions that take aim at climate change, according to reports and a White House memo.The administration has drafted an order imposing a moratorium on oil and gas auctions on federal land and water, The Washington Post and other US media reported.The moratorium wouldn’t affect existing leases, but would fulfil a pledge that became a major issue during the election…

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