- US president Joe Biden hosted discussions about revising climate change management strategies.
- US to announce new greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets a day after Earth-Day meeting.
- The US had sorted to cut down 50-52% of greenhouse emissions by 2030.
Washington: President Joe Biden on Friday, convened with the world leaders to host a discussion about revising their strategies to tackle climate change, to build momentum ahead of an international summit on global warming later in the year.
Following the Earth Day meeting, Prez Biden is scheduled to host a virtual meet of the Major Economic Forum to unveil new US greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets and press other countries to pace up to curb emission.
After the United States faced devastating floods and wildfires, authorities have been emphasizing climate change. Crucial discussions on stalling the temperature rise would be held at the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow from October 31 o November 12.
The Senate in April had announced to reduce US greenhouse gas emissions by 50%-52% by 2030 against the emissions recorded in 2005. The agenda for the Friday meeting revolved around methane emissions. The US and EU agreed to cut down their methane emissions by one-third by the end of this decade and pushing several economies to join them sources reported.