Ahead Of Dubai Summit, U.S.-China Agreement Boosts Focus On Methane

November 15, 2023
China for the first time is agreeing to include methane and other potent greenhouse gases beyond carbon dioxide in its national climate targets under the Paris Agreement, offering the commitment in a new joint agreement with the United States that officials in both countries hope will add momentum to the upcoming international climate meeting in Dubai. U.S. officials have placed a heavy focus on curbing methane because it could have significant near-term benefits for curbing climate change damages. To that...

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