Joe Biden reaches Glasgow summit with big climate promises despite legislative losses

President Biden He arrived in Scotland for a major summit on Monday and promised the biggest US effort ever to tackle climate change until for him The plans are still forgotten in Washington.

Standing with fellow world leaders in Glasgow at the United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as the COP26 Summit, Biden It plans to promote $555 billion in investment in cleaner forms of energy and “climate-smart” practices in an effort to cut greenhouse gas emissions to 50% below 2005 levels in 2030, “all while creating well-paid union jobs at home”.

However, the mr. Biden Heads to the meeting without a legislative victory he is needs support for him Objectives, as members for him The party is wrangling over the final details of the framework the White House announced last week to pass the Roads and Bridges Infrastructure Bill and parallel social spending legislation.

the master. Biden On Sunday, he said Congress will vote on the package “God willing” this week.

Heading to COP26, President Biden Announcing the Rebuilding Better Framework – the largest US effort to combat climate change in American history side by side for him A bipartisan infrastructure deal that the president is confident can pass both houses of Congress and be signed into law, a White House fact sheet said Monday.

“The Building Back Better Framework will reduce greenhouse gas pollution by more than one gigatonne in 2030, lower clean energy costs for working families, give our children cleaner air and water, create hundreds of thousands of well-paid and unionized jobs, and promote environmental equity. With an investment in the clean energy economy of the 21st century.”

the master. Biden will also promote for him The President’s Contingency Plan for Adaptation and Resilience (PREPARE) to identify, combat and mitigate climate risks around the world and attempt to demonstrate America’s commitment to the Paris Agreement.

Former President Trump withdrew from the agreement, but Mr. Biden back to her after for him Opening.

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