Chuck McConnell, a former assistant secretary of Energy in the Obama administration, writes that net-zero emissions pledges matter.
- Across all industries, including oil and gas, more and more companies are making net-zero commitments.
- While critics have, sometimes fairly, labeled these commitments as greenwashing, these pledges are important for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
- To reach decarbonization goals, we will need businesses and industry to lead the way.
- The net-zero pledges that we have seen over the last few years offer up an encouraging sign that the private sector is ready to lead.
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