Top US Climate Official Urges Tougher GHG Pledges From ‘Key Players’

October 13, 2021
A top Biden administration climate change negotiator is reiterating calls for “key players” to offer tougher greenhouse gas targets at next month’s closely watched United Nations climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland, holding out hope that several major countries could use the meeting to offer such goals. Multiple world leaders “appear to be poised to make their announcements” at the Nov. 1-12 meeting in Glasgow, said Jonathan Pershing, the deputy climate envoy at the State Department, during an Oct. 13 event...

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