US Special Envoy on climate change John Kerry has said the country will now push for rapid action after four years of “reckless behaviour” under Donald Trump. Mr Kerry said that withdrawing the US from the Paris agreement had threatened people’s futures all over the world. One of President Biden’s first acts following his inauguration was to re-apply to join the climate pact. Mr Kerry said the US would now move forward with “humility and ambition”.
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Joe Biden’s pledges of strong action on the climate crisis have buoyed international hopes that 2021 can be a breakthrough year, resetting the world on a greener path to net zero greenhouse gas emissions.
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President Biden’s first climate moves send strong signal in key year for global action.
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President Joe Biden’s time in the White House could have significant impact on the climate crisis and give the world a fighting chance of keeping global temperatures in check, scientists say.
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