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President Biden speaks to the virtual Leaders Summit on Climate, from the East Room of the White House on Thursday, April 22, 2021, in Washington, D.C. (Evan Vucci/AP)
President Biden speaks to the virtual Leaders Summit on Climate, from the East Room of the White House on Thursday, April 22, 2021, in Washington, D.C. (Evan Vucci/AP)

President Biden promised to cut greenhouse gas emissions in half by the end of the decade in his opening remarks at Thursday's Climate Summit. The ambitious goal comes as scientists warn of the increasingly catastrophic toll of climate change.

We get the latest from NPR's Jeff Brady.

This segment aired on April 22, 2021.

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