The Biden administration has made bold commitments on climate and environmental justice. Halfway through the first term, we’re holding the administration accountable for keeping those promises. Earthjustice’s attorneys and policy experts rated the Biden administration’s progress on goals that the U.S. must achieve — and soon — if we want to avoid the worst impacts of climate change. The verdict: Though there are reasons to celebrate, the administration still has much work to do in this first term.
Check out the scorecard below to see the policy areas where the Biden administration is already moving us toward a just and sustainable future — and the ones where the administration needs a push.
Accelerate the transition away from fossil fuels
Little / No progress
End new oil and gas leasing and reject coal lease renewals on federal land
Stop a massive fossil fuel infrastructure buildout, including exports and pipelines