The US will attempt to re-assert its global leadership on climate change as President Joe Biden hosts 40 leaders at a virtual summit in the White House. It’s expected that the US will unveil an updated carbon pledge that will see their emissions nearly halved by 2030. Ahead of the meeting, officials urged greater ambition on countries perceived as laggards on climate. Referring to Australia, an official said “there would have to be a shift” in their approach.
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