US 'proud to be back' in climate fight, Kerry tells leaders

25/01/2021 7:00:00 PM

Climate, Climate Change

US 'proud to be back' in climate fight, Kerry tells leaders

President Joe Biden's administration is this week expected to release more policies it believes are needed to tackle climate change after rejoining the 2015 Paris climate agreement that predecessor Donald Trump quit saying it was too costly to the US economy.

"We're proud to be back. We come back with humility for the absence over the last four years and we will do everything in our power to make up for it," Kerry told the Climate Adaptation Summit by video link.Kerry was joined by China's Deputy Prime Minister Han Zheng, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and other leaders.

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Proud to continue fighting the climate