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FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2020 file photo, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres addresses the media during a joint press conference in Berlin, Germany. The head of the United Nations is calling for “immediate, rapid and large-scale” cuts in greenhouse gas emissions to curb global warming. Antonio Guterres warned governments ahead of next week's annual U.N. General Assembly that climate change is proceeding faster than predicted and fossil fuel emissions have already bounced back from a pandemic dip. Speaking at the launch of a U.N.-backed report summarizing current efforts to tackle climate change, Guterres said recent extreme weather showed no country is safe from climate-related disasters. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, pool, File)

President Joe Biden glossed over important details and oversimplified the facts in his boast about support from the United Auto Workers union for his effort to dramatically increase sales of electric vehicles by decade's end.

In his remarks Wednesday, Biden failed to say that UAW did not endorse the EV targets he set in an executive order signed last month. The union's support is also dependent in part on robust government support for union-made cars in the form of tax credits in legislation pending in Congress — something that is far from guaranteed to happen.

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Smoke from a wildfire obscures trees on the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation, Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2021, near Ashland, Mont. Gaps between air quality sensors in the western U.S. have created blind spots in the warning system for wildfire smoke plumes sweeping North America this summer. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown)

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FILE - In this July 20, 2021 file photo the Met Life and Chrysler buildings glow through a thick haze hanging over Manhattan, in New York. Wildfires in the American West, including one burning in Oregon that's currently the largest in the U.S., are creating hazy skies as far away as New York. Huge gaps between air quality sensors in the western U.S. have created blind spots in the warning system for wildfire smoke plumes sweeping North America this summer. That comes amid growing concern over the potential health impacts for millions of people being exposed to the pollution. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson,File)

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Smoke that has traveled from wildfires in Montana and the Western U.S., covers the Missoula Valley on Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021, obscuring visibility and creating unhealthy air quality in Missoula, Mont. (AP Photo/Padmananda Rama)