By Emily Goodin, Senior U.S. Political Reporter For Dailymail.com
Published: 14:03 GMT, 27 January 2021 | Updated: 14:03 GMT, 27 January 2021
President Joe Biden will sign a host of climate initiatives on Wednesday, which include ending drilling on federal land and doubling wind energy after he canceled the controversial Keystone XL pipeline.
The orders will kick off his drive to combat climate change, an issue area young Democratic voters pressed him on during the presidential campaign.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Among the provisions in the executive order is a directive to the secretary of the Interior to pause new oil and natural gas leases on federal lands or offshore waters. It also directs the secretary to double renewable energy production from offshore wind by 2030.
The orders also direct the government to conserve 30 percent of all federal land and water by 2030, to create a National Climate Task Force to assemble a government-wide action plan for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, establishes a White House interagency