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Biden sets goal to cut US GHG emissions in half by 2030

President Biden marked Earth Day on April 22 by announcing a new target for the U.S. to achieve a 50-52 percent reduction in economy-wide net greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution by 2030 when compared to a 2005 baseline. Biden made the announcement during the Leaders Summit on Climate, where Biden also fulfilled his promise to rejoin the Paris Agreement.

In his announcement, Biden stressed the link between climate and jobs. “Within our climate response lies an extraordinary engine of job creation and economic opportunity ready to be fired up,” he said. “That’s why I’ve proposed a huge investment in American infrastructure

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Road sign-reading tech could cut speeding fines

Road sign-reading technology could collectively save drivers millions of pounds by helping them avoid breaking the speed limit, according to Seat.

The technology uses a front-mounted camera to detect speed limit signs and automatically adjusts a vehicle’s speed. It can also scan school zones and other road signs.

A study of 2,000 UK motorists by Seat found that nearly 10% admitted to being caught speeding annually and more than three quarters (76%) of drivers aren’t always aware what speed they are travelling at.

The manufacturer calculated that by employing road sign-reading technology it could save drivers collectively £327 million based

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