The New Paper

April 23, 2021

World leaders from 40 countries meet for virtual climate summit

World leaders from 40 countries (including the US, China, Russia, and Japan) met yesterday at a US-hosted virtual climate summit, with participants announcing a wide range of climate-related initiatives (e.g. emissions cuts and global cooperation). Prior to and during the summit, the US announced climate change initiatives including a 50% emissions reductions (from 2005 levels) by 2030 and a new international climate finance plan. The summit will continue today.
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