Washington, DC— Today, environmental, environmental justice, and international development groups are releasing the “Fair Shares Nationally Determined Contribution” (“Fair Shares NDC”) laying out the measures the United States should commit to carrying out to do its “fair share” of the global effort to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C, based on its status as the world’s wealthiest country and largest historical carbon polluter. This model document comes in advance of the April 22-23 Leaders’ Summit on Climate hosted by President Biden, ahead of which the United States is expected to unveil a new NDC as part of its reentry into the Paris Agreement.

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