World The US will double public climate financing for developing countries by 2024
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Global-Climate-USA: US will double public climate financing for developing countries by 2024
Washington (Reuters) - the United States said Thursday that they would stimulate public climate financing to help developing countries reduce their emissions from Greenhouse gases and adapt to climate change, doubling their financing by 2024 compared to the levels of Obama administration.
The White House stated that it adopted "ambitious but achievable objectives" on international assistance to developing countries, given the urgency of the climate crisis and to offset the sharp decline in US funding under the administration Trump.
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The White House stated that by 2024, it would triple climate adaptation, which focuses on current or planned climate change adjustments. She added that she would work with Congress to adopt the necessary legislation.
The Biden administration has published its climate financing plan at the same time as a new target of emission reduction by 50% to 52% compared to the 2005 levels.
A handful of non-governmental organizations said Thursday that The United States, the second largest global issuer after China, should contribute $ 800 billion (€ 665 billion) to international climate financing until 2030 for their "fair share".
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World leaders gathered virtually Thursday for an international climate summit convened by US President Joe Biden, in which they vowed to meet or ramp up their goals to reduce emissions and slow global warming. - Europe - One day before the summit, Europe effectively set in stone its commitment to make the continent climate neutral by 2050, European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen told the world leaders. She added that there is agreement to reduce European greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55 percent by 2030."This will be the make-or-break decade for our climate," von der Leyen said as she warned that the world was getting "dangerously close" to the 1.