Jennifer A. Dlouhy and Ari Natter

Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Biden Unveils Sweeping Climate Plan, Moves to Rejoin Paris Pact

President Joe Biden speaks during the 59th presidential inauguration in Washington on Jan. 20. (Patrick Semansky/Bloomberg News) President Joe Biden speaks during the 59th presidential inauguration in Washington on Jan. 20. (Patrick Semansky/Bloomberg News)

President Joe Biden signed sweeping actions to combat climate change hours after taking the oath of office, moving to rejoin the Paris accord and imposing a moratorium on oil leasing in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

January 20, 2021