U.S. President Joe Biden declared his country Reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 53% By 2030, compared with 2005 levels, and committed to achieving climate neutrality in the country by 2050.
At the opening ceremony of the Climate Leaders Summit promoted by the President of North America, Biden said: The United States is responsible for “less than” 15% of greenhouse gas emissions But no “one” country can solve this global problem alone, but “all” economies must take action.
Therefore, it guarantees that the United States is committed to achieving this goal by the end of this decade A cleaner, prosperous and healthy country that benefits the planet. He called on leaders and young people to reassure them that the government is “ready” to face the challenge of providing a better climate and a better future. He said: “Let us continue this game and make the future more sustainable.”
But Biden added that when it comes to climate, the “first thing” he thinks of is work, which is why he emphasizes his country’s “huge investment” because he observes that climate action has “huge investment” compared with There are more and more cases of “potential” governance by doing nothing. “The United States is not waiting. We are ready to act“, defended.
He also declared that this decade is the “key” to fight against “destruction” and the most serious consequences of community climate change. “This reality is undeniable, we must take action”, Biden added that he said this meeting was the first step in preparations for the United Nations Climate Summit (COP26) to be held in Glasgow, UK in November.
He encouraged in his speech: “This is a moral and economic obligation. We must see all possibilities. We have almost no time, but I believe we will achieve this goal.”
In the spirit of calling for greater climate ambitions, the Secretary-General of the United Nations Organization Antonio Guterres declared himself a “green planet” Because today the earth is “on the edge of the abyss”. Therefore, it requires countries to establish a zero-emission commitment in every government, company, region or city.
In the case of a pandemic, it affects that spending to reverse the COVID-19 crisis should be used to improve mitigation results, because the country is “being profiting from future generations” and therefore A safer world must be realized.
Guterres has been designated Subsidies and infrastructure investment They abandoned coal financing, so between 2030 and 2040, these countries achieved this transition and affected the richest countries’ responsibility to promote investment in the least developed countries.
At the virtual summit, I also participated in presidente de China, Xi Jiping, He expressed his country’s commitment to systematic governance through “multilateralism” to develop harmony with nature, which must comply with justice and assumed international goals.
However, he urged this commitment to be consistent with common but differentiated responsibilities, which for Xi Jinping It is “the cornerstone of global governance” Developed countries must increase their ambitions and take into account the difficulties of developing countries.
In this regard, he recalled China will reach its emission limit in 2030, and then reach climate neutrality in 2060. He recalled: “The duration of our commitment is much shorter than the commitments made by other countries.”
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Narendra Modi) called for concrete action on a global scale and announced Reach an agreement with the United States to launch a clean energy agenda by 2030 Through it, investment and joint cooperation programs can be mobilized.
However, he believes that India’s carbon footprint is 60% lower than the global average Because the lifestyles of its population are “still rooted in sustainable practices,” in a sense, it emphasizes the “importance of global lifestyle changes due to their impact on climate action.” He concluded: “The guiding ideology of returning to the basics should be a strategy in the post-communist era.”
Next, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson put forward Britain’s goals and emphasized that as the “host country” of COP26, they would like to see “Ambitious commitments from large and small nations.” He said the problem is employment and growth, and he believes that if reconstruction is green, then the planet can be “better” after the pandemic. He concluded: “We will use this opportunity to make this decade a decisive moment to tackle climate change. Let us work together.”