The US president is expected to open the international conference with a vengeance, and explain how it will be achieved.
President Joe Biden has opened an international conference with a pledge to reduce half of climate change and oil emissions from the United States, a commitment he hopes to encourage China and other major destructors to accelerate their own efforts.
Commitment – cutting U.S. oil emissions to 52% in less than 10 years – comes on the heels of 40 global summit meetings on Thursday.
It will require the most serious climate effort that Washington has ever undertaken, almost doubling the reduction that President Barack Obama’s administration made in the 2015 Paris climate deal.
It will also be another sign of the US’s return to international service four years after the departure of President Donald Trump.
Biden was already there he returned to the Paris agreement, which Trump withdrew, just hours after working in January.
The White House says the move, which is expected to result in a clean, clean American energy that stops relying on coal and oil, will boost economic activity in the recovery of the coronavirus.
“The United States is not expecting it, the delay is too high, and our country is determined to take action now,” Biden officials said in a statement.
“Climate change poses a threat, but responding to these threats provides opportunities for better funding, co-operatives, the empowerment of American workers, public health protection, and environmental sustainability.”
The pledge will be based on “leadership from mayors, district administrators, governors, national leaders, businesses, religious groups, cultural organizations, health organizations, fundraisers, and communities that work together tirelessly to further reduce pollution in the United States. ”, Superintendents said.
The new speed comes when scientists do global warming coal-fired power plants, car engines and other fuels have already been used to increase droughts, floods, hurricanes, wildfires and other disasters and to waste people to deal with the threat of extreme heat.
Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are due to open the Earth Day conference from the White House East Room in front of world leaders, including the leaders of China, Russia, India, Gulf oil, European and Asian countries as well as islands and seas already suffering the challenges of climate change. Pope Francis will also take part.
As a result of the coronavirus epidemic, the conference will play a role as a circular telethon, reducing the chances of spontaneous communication and communication.
According to Biden officials, with a promise from the US and the announcement of more gas cuts from Japan, Canada, the European Union and the United Kingdom, countries representing more than half of the world economy have now committed to cutting enough oil to keep the global climate warming. alarmingly, more than 1.5C (2.7F).