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US Rejoins Paris climate Agreement

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Climate change and science diplomacy can never again be “add-ons” in our foreign policy discussions. Addressing the real threats from climate change and listening to our scientists is at the center of our domestic and foreign policy priorities. It is vital in our discussions of national security, migration, international health efforts, and in our economic diplomacy and trade talks.

Washington, Feb 19: The United States officially rejoined the landmark international accord to limit global warming known as the Paris Agreement on Friday.

President Joe Biden’s administration will have to find ways to put the U.S. on track to meet even more ambitious targets that scientists say are needed to avert the worst effects of global warming.

On January 20, on his first day in office, President Biden signed the instrument to bring the United States back into the Paris Agreement.

“We are reengaging the world on all fronts, including at the President’s April 22nd Leaders’ Climate Summit. And further out, we very much looking forward to working with the United Kingdom and other nations around the world to make COP26 a success, ” the US department said.
Former Secretary of State John Kerry, Biden’s special envoy for climate will appear with U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres to launch the “America Is All In” coalition, made up of city, state and business leaders who continued to take action on climate during the Trump years.

“The Paris Agreement is an unprecedented framework for global action. We know because we helped design it and make it a reality. Its purpose is both simple and expansive: to help us all avoid catastrophic planetary warming and to build resilience around the world to the impacts from climate change we already see, the US said.

Now, as momentous as our joining the Agreement was in 2016 — and as momentous as our rejoining is today — what we do in the coming weeks, months, and years is even more important.

The US Department said that the Washington will continue to weave climate change into our most important bilateral and multilateral conversations at all levels. “n these conversations, we’re asking other leaders: how can we do more together?the state department said.

Climate change and science diplomacy can never again be “add-ons” in our foreign policy discussions. Addressing the real threats from climate change and listening to our scientists is at the center of our domestic and foreign policy priorities. It is vital in our discussions of national security, migration, international health efforts, and in our economic diplomacy and trade talks.

“We have to show we are not just talking the talk but walking the walk,Our capacity to be impactful will start at home. Everybody understands the United States has got to get a really revved-up effort,”said Todd Stern

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