United States: Climate conference kicks off, online participation of heads of state from 40 countries
NEW YORK (Reuters) – An environmental conference has kicked off in the United States, with heads of state from 40 countries attending the conference online. Achieved a goal.
The two-day environmental conference will kick off in the United States, with the heads of state from 40 countries, including Russia and China, participating in the conference.
In his inaugural address, President Joe Biden announced new environmental goals for the United States. Washington will reduce its carbon emissions by 50 to 52 percent by 2030 compared to 2005.
Announcing zero carbon emissions by 2060, Chinese President Xi Jinping said China would reduce its dependence on coal between 2026 and 2030.
According to foreign media, the presidents of Brazil and South Korea have pledged to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the country by 2050.
Russian President Vladimir Putin called the reduction in emissions insufficient and called for measures to absorb carbon dioxide already in the atmosphere. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson called the summit a game changer.
Saudi King Salman has announced a 50 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Turkey has historically played no role in global environmental pollution.
Japan has set a target of 46% reduction in carbon emissions by 2030, while Canada has set a target of 40-45%. The heads of state of Bangladesh and India also addressed the conference.
Environmentalists in the United States have protested against Biden’s environmental targets. And put cow dung in front of the White House.