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If Joe Biden becomes president, what will be the yearly CO2 emissions per capita in the US in 2024?

One of Joe Biden's campaign promises is his Plan for a Clean Energy Revolution and Environmental Justice. According to his campaign website, this will entail:

  • Ensure the U.S. achieves a 100% clean energy economy and reaches net-zero emissions no later than 2050.

  • Build a stronger, more resilient nation.

  • Rally the rest of the world to meet the threat of climate change

  • Stand up to the abuse of power by polluters who disproportionately harm communities of color and low-income communities.

  • Fulfill our obligation to workers and communities who powered our industrial revolution and subsequent decades of economic growth.

In order to predict the success of these polices, I ask:

If Joe Biden becomes president, what will be the yearly CO2 emissions per capita for the US in 2024, in tonnes?

This question resolves ambiguously if the next US presidential election is cancelled (but not if it's just delayed until some point in 2021).

Resolution will be by the Emissions Database for Global Atmospheric Research, or a similar reliable source.

This question resolves ambiguously if the next US presidential election is cancelled (but not if it's just delayed until some point in 2021).

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