The United States officially returned Paris Agreement On climate with President Joe Biden’s administration’s promise to make the fight against global warming a top priority.
“We can no longer delay or minimize addressing climate change. This is a global existential crisis. We will all bear the consequences.”
A month after Biden took office, the United States – the world’s first economy and second-largest emitter of carbon – It was once again part of the 2015 global agreement to face an alarming rise in temperature on the planet.
This re-entry means that the Paris Agreement Again practically involved in every country of the world, After Biden’s predecessor, Donald TrumpLeft the agreement saying that it was unfair with more power.
In a speech at the Munich Security Conference, Biden called on European countries to double their commitments to combat climate change.
“We can no longer delay or do the bare minimum to address climate change,” he said. “This is a global existential crisis. We will all bear the consequences.”
In a statement welcoming the withdrawal, Secretary of State Antony Blinken stated that “Climate change and science diplomacy cannot ‘rejoin’ our foreign policy discussions“.
“Addressing the real threats of climate change and listening to our scientists is at the heart of our national and foreign policy priorities. This is important in our discussions on national security, migration, international health efforts and our trade and diplomacy negotiations. Economic, “They said.
In praise of the Paris Agreement, negotiated by former President Barack Obama, Blinken said the upcoming climate diplomacy would be important.
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