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Environmental groups and business leaders are pushing President Biden to cut U.S. emissions 50 percent by 2030. The question is: what kind of climate policies will work that fast?
As Americans stayed home during the pandemic, cars and planes produced less heat-trapping emissions. But the effect is only temporary.
A drop in shipping traffic is reducing underwater noise, so scientists are listening for how whales and other marine life are responding.