Biden announces modest climate actions; pledges more to come


              Seated from left, White House climate adviser Gina McCarthy, Rep. Jake Auchincloss, D-Mass., John Kerry, Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, Rep. Bill Keating, D-Mass., Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., listen as President Joe Biden speaks about climate change and clean energy at Brayton Power Station, Wednesday, July 20, 2022, in Somerset, Mass. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
            
              President Joe Biden greets people after speaking about climate change and clean energy at Brayton Power Station, Wednesday, July 20, 2022, in Somerset, Mass. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
            
              President Joe Biden speaks about climate change and clean energy at Brayton Power Station, Wednesday, July 20, 2022, in Somerset, Mass. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
            
              The motorcade for President Joe Biden arrives for an event at Brayton Power Station, Wednesday, July 20, 2022, in Somerset, Mass. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
            
              President Joe Biden speaks about climate change and clean energy at Brayton Power Station, Wednesday, July 20, 2022, in Somerset, Mass. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
            
              President Joe Biden greets people after speaking about climate change and clean energy at Brayton Power Station, Wednesday, July 20, 2022, in Somerset, Mass. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry is at right. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
            
              President Joe Biden speaks about climate change and clean energy at Brayton Power Station, Wednesday, July 20, 2022, in Somerset, Mass. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
            
              President Joe Biden walks on the South Lawn of the White House before boarding Marine One, Wednesday, July 20, 2022, in Washington. Biden is traveling to Massachusetts to announce new actions on climate change. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
            
              Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., arrives to greet witnesses as he chairs the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, July 19, 2022. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
            
              A sign at King's Cross railway station warns of train cancellations due to the heat in London, Tuesday, July 19, 2022. Most major countries are finding it easier to promise to fight climate change than actually do it. Experts tracking action to reduce carbon emissions say of the major economies only the European Union is close to doing what's necessary to limit global warming to a few more tenths of a degree. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
Biden announces modest climate actions; pledges more to come