At ‘moment of peril,’ Biden opens global climate summit

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  • FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “At ‘moment of peril,’ Biden opens global climate summit” – below is their description.

    The #Biden administration has opened a global #climate #summit including 40 world leaders. President Joe Biden is pledging to cut at least in half the climate-wrecking coal and petroleum fumes that the US pumps out. That’s a commitment Biden hopes will spur China and other big polluters to speed up efforts of their own.

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