London, 8 March. (EFE). – The United Kingdom, the country that hosts the next COP26 climate summit, and the United States, the world’s second-largest polluter, agreed to “work together” this Monday to reduce their emissions and achieve key economies. To increase their ambitions.
COP26 President Alok Sharma and US President Climate Envoy John Kerry said in a statement after the meeting in London today that their countries are “committed to achieving zero net greenhouse gas emissions by the end of 2050.”
“We urge to take necessary measures to reach the 1.5 ° C limit through ambitious national contributions and long-term strategies to achieve emission reductions and zero emissions,” he said.
Kerry and Sharma see climate leaders convened by US President Joe Biden in April and the G7 in June as “significant opportunities” to build momentum ahead of COP26, held in the United Kingdom city Will do. Scotsman in Glasgow in November.
Both assured to agree “to work with other countries and to help the most vulnerable to react to climate impacts”, for which financing and private investment for mitigation and adaptation will be enhanced .
In addition to Sharma, Carey met with the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, and several British government ministers.
Your visit to the British capital is part of a tour of various European destinations that will also take you to Brussels and Paris. EFE