Investors managing $15 trillion in assets turned up the heat on oil and gas sector on Wednesday ahead of a United Nations summit in New York aimed at accelerating efforts to fight climate change.
New details of how quickly China plans to reduce carbon emissions will be revealed on Friday when Beijing releases its next Five Year Plan. And in April, President Joe Biden is expected to announce the United States’ own new targets for emissions cuts.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday that the official American re-entry “is itself very important,” as is Biden’s announcement that the US will return to providing climate aid to poorer nations, as promised in 2009.
Trump cast doubt on climate science and asserted that the accord was an economic burden. UN climate negotiations have stuttered since then, with multiple summits failing to deliver ambitious action.
Less than a week after President Joe Biden announced the return of the United States to the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement, his Special Climate Envoy John Kerry will join China’s Deputy Prime Minister Han Zheng, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron,
The United States’ withdrawal from the global climate pact is fulfilling an old promise by President Donald Trump to withdraw the world's second-largest greenhouse gas emitter from the global pact to fight climate change.
A year from now Glasgow sees the start of a climate change summit arguably even more important than the successful 2015 gathering in Paris. The task for Glasgow is to close the massive chasm between the objectives of the Paris accord
For more than two years President Donald Trump has talked about pulling the United States out of the landmark Paris climate agreement. Starting on Monday he finally can do something about it.
Chinese leader Xi Jinping and French President Emmanuel Macron declared on Wednesday that the Paris climate pact is “irreversible,” after the United States formally withdrew from the accord this week.