Global warming – Barely elected, Joe Biden thinks big for the planet

Back in the Paris Agreement, carbon neutrality in 2050, the new president is making the climate his priority.

Joe Biden and John Kerry in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on December 6, 2019.

Joe Biden and John Kerry in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on December 6, 2019.

AFP

We knew he was in a hurry. We can’t stop it anymore. Freshly invested in his duties, Joe Biden signed two decrees on Wednesday that weigh heavily on America’s environmental policy for the next few years. Man is ambitious, but will he be able to impose his will? Decryption.

Paris Agreement

It was an election promise, Joe Biden kept it. The United States will reinstate in a month the agreement from which Donald Trump withdrew with a bang in 2017. Resuming his place on the international climate scene, the American president wants to bring together the leaders of the most polluting nations for a second stage. summit where he intends to convince them to increase their commitments. The times are favorable, with a series of announcements made in recent months by China, Japan and South Korea.

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