At the press conference held after the meeting G20, Or President of the United States, Joe Biden, Criticized the lack of commitment of China and Russia at the summit to acknowledge significant climate change initiatives. The The G20 meeting ended today, Sunday (31) morning., In Rome.
“The disappointment is that not only Russia, but also Russia, including China, has not come up with any commitment to tackle climate change. I was disappointed, but what we did, we recognized here a lot of things to end the coal subsidy days,” Biden said.
The G20 Leaders’ Summit concluded with a climate agreement to suspend funding for coal to its member states by the end of this year, and aims to control global warming by 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.
“Weather problems are permanent problems,” Biden said.
“We have made a lot of progress, and I am proud to support the global advancement of multinational corporations, which instead of competing countries to seek investment, set the minimum global output at 15%. , We are working on the supply issue and the supply crisis, ”he added.
Biden also spoke about the strength of his commitment to climate change in the United States, while his built-back plan and infrastructure plans have not yet been passed in Congress.
“I hope we will approve my Built Back Better project and we will approve the infrastructure account. Together, they are in the process of tackling the $ 900 billion climate recession and climate and resilience, which is the largest investment ever made in world history and will pass in my opinion, but we will see, “the President said.
(With information from CNN Angela Diwan)
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