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Policy measures key to US net-zero goal

The new administration has set lofty low-carbon ambitions but must take radical action to overhaul the nation’s energy mix

President Joe Biden’s pledge for the US to achieve net-zero emissions by no later than 2050 will rely on innovative policies that foster low-carbon investment, retain jobs and safeguard national energy security, agreed a panel at CeraWeek by IHS Markit. “If we think that just putting a few temporary incentives and manufacturing tax credits in place is going to grow a green energy economy, we are sorely mistaken,” says Sarah Ladislaw, senior vice president and director of the climate change programme at thinktank the Center for Strategic and International Studies. “We just do not have the policy certainty in the US.” Ladislaw points to the state capitalist policies currently being implement



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