The Climate Summit will be held on April 22-23 this year. Its main topics, according to the White House announcement, include:
- Implementation of greenhouse gas emissions reduction plan by largest economies to maintain average temperature rise of 1.5 degrees Celsius
- Highlights the benefits of climate action, especially emphasis on job creation
- Discussions on opportunities to strengthen survival against the effects of climate change
From the first day of his stay at the White House, Joe Biden took steps to bring the United States back to the Paris climate deals. In January, he announced that he was organizing a climate summit in his country.
By the date of the summit, the United States is set to announce a return to the Paris Agreement, a new program called the Nationally Fixed Contribution (NDC) aimed at setting US goals by 2030. Biden’s call encourages 40 world leaders to have the opportunity to speak out on the plan for your country at the upcoming summit.
Announcement of the call of world leaders on the White House website
The White House has released a list of countries whose leaders have been invited to the summit. Others on the list include Andrzej Duda, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Chinese President Xi Jinping, French President Emmanuel Macron, Great Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Representatives of the European Union were also invited – Ursula van der Leyen, President of the European Commission and Charles Michel, President of the Council of Europe.