President Biden is committed to reducing US greenhouse gas emissions by at least half by the end of the decade. This unofficial information was provided by The Washington Post.
This news comes on the eve of the Joe Biden climate summit. 40 heads of state will appear, including President Andrzej Duda.
Two anonymous sources said that this US announcement aims to confirm the new American approach to combating climate change in the country and persuade other major economies of the world to follow the United States. Washington Post.
The planned commitment roughly doubles the goal the United States committed to under the 2015 Paris climate agreement. At that time, Barack Obama promised to cut emissions 26 to 28 percent from 2005 levels.
In response to a request for comment, a White House official said that no final decision had been taken.
The summit, to be held on April 22-23, was preceded by further statements.
For example, on Tuesday evening, the European Union confirmed that it had raised its reduction target for 2030 to 55%.
The UK has also increased its climate ambition and has set a target of 78% reduction. By 2035.
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Biden climate summit as a test for President Doda. Poland may join the group of leaders or stop counting