Kerry Urges U.S. Intelligence Officials To Verify Countries’ Climate Pledges

April 26, 2021
White House climate envoy John Kerry is calling on the U.S. intelligence community to verify the veracity of greenhouse gas reduction pledges by China, Russia and other countries, one of a series of steps he is seeking to bolster the use of national security resources to drive the Biden administration’s climate agenda. Kerry’s calls, which also seek to bolster the role of climate change in intelligence threat assessments, could help the administration hold countries to their voluntary emissions targets under...

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