U.S.-China Joint Glasgow Declaration on Enhancing Climate Action in the 2020s

  U.S.-China Joint Glasgow Declaration on Enhancing Climate Action in the 2020s Media Note Office of the Spokesperson November 10, 2021     The United States and China recall their Joint Statement Addressing the Climate Crisis of April 17th, 2021. They are committed to its effective implementation and appreciate the intensive work that has taken ...
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U.S. Announcements on World Leaders Summit Forest and Land Use Event

The United States is taking ambitious action to conserve and restore natural ecosystems at home, through partnerships among federal government agencies, states, tribes, nongovernmental organizations, and private landowners. U.S. Announcements on World Leaders Summit Forest and Land Use Event Fact Sheet Office of the Spokesperson November 3, 2021 On November 2, 2021, world leaders gathered ...
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Remarks by President Biden in Press Conference

And I want to thank the United Kingdom and Prime Minister Johnson for hosting us — hosting the world at a critical moment, as well as — I met with Prince Charles, who’s put together a very significant operation over the last six, seven years of trying to bring in the private sector into — ...
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Background Press Call by Senior Administration Officials Previewing Day Two of COP26

So, today, the President spoke at the COP26 and called on leaders from more than 100 countries to raise our ambition to tackle the climate crisis.  As you all heard in his remarks, he knows the world is falling short right now, and Glasgow must be the kickoff of this decade of ambition as well ...
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President Biden Tackles Methane Emissions, Spurs Innovations, Supports Sustainable Agriculture to Build a Clean Energy Economy & Create Jobs

  Fact Sheet: President Biden Tackles Methane Emissions, Spurs Innovations, and Supports Sustainable Agriculture to Build a Clean Energy Economy and Create Jobs The White House Statements & Releases November 02, 2021   Today, President Biden is announcing bold actions consistent with his vision that tackling the climate crisis is not just an imperative, but ...
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Remarks by President Biden at the “Action on Forests and Land-Use” Event

Conserving our forests and other critical ecosystems is indispensable — an indispensable piece of keeping our climate goals within reach as well as many other key priorities that we have together: ensuring clean water, maintaining biodiversity, supporting rural and Indigenous communities, and reducing the risk of the spread of disease.
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2021 UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26)

The fight against climate change may well be the biggest challenge we have ever faced – and it will require a call to arms like no other in history. . Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Philip T. Reeker The United Kingdom is hosting the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow ...
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Release of the Climate Adaptation and Resilience Plan

In response to E.O. 14008 “Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad,” the Department of State has released its 2021 Climate Adaptation and Resilience Plan, which will be implemented in FY 2022 and reviewed and updated annually   Release of the Climate Adaptation and Resilience Plan PRESS STATEMENT NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON OCTOBER 07, ...
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DOD Announces Strategy to Tackle Climate Crisis

  DOD Announces Strategy to Tackle Climate Crisis BY OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF DEFENSE FOR ENVIRONMENT AND ENERGY RESILIENCE OCTOBER 07, 2021 On Oct. 7, 2021, the  White House released Climate Adaptation Plans from each agency , as required by Executive Order 14008, “Tackling the Climate Crisis At Home and Abroad.​” The Department of Defense Climate Adaptation Plan, released with these ...
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Winning the Race to Zero: Journey to COP26

  The Event This two-day hybrid in-person and livestream event brings together key government and business leaders from the United States, United Kingdom and Europe to highlight real-world technology driven solutions to tackle the climate change crisis. Key Sectors will include Design and Construction, Energy, Environmental Technology, Transportation and Green Finance. Date & Location 22-23 ...
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Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry Travels to Europe

In London, [Special Presidential Envoy John Kerry] will meet with representatives of the UK Government, who will host COP26 this November in Glasgow. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry Travels to Europe MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MAY 12, 2021   Special Presidential Envoy John Kerry will travel to Rome, London, and Berlin, ...
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Launching Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate

At President Biden’s Leaders Summit on Climate on April 23, 2021, the United States and United Arab Emirates, with endorsement from the United Kingdom’s COP 26 Presidency, and with support from Australia, Brazil, Denmark, Israel, Singapore, and Uruguay, announced plans to launch the Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate (AIM for Climate).
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Remarks by President Biden at the Virtual Leaders Summit on Climate Session 2: Investing in Climate Solutions

Taking on climate change together is more than just the right thing to do; it’s also in everyone’s best interests to do it.  Meeting this challenge is going to require mobilizing financing at an unprecedented scale. The White House April 22, 2021   East Room 10:50 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Well, hello again, everyone.  Welcome ...
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Remarks by President Biden at the Virtual Leaders Summit on Climate Opening Session

Good morning to all of our colleagues around the world — the world leaders who are taking part in this summit.  I thank you.  You know, your leadership on this issue is a statement to the people of your nation and to the people of every nation, especially our young people, that we’re ready to ...
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Joint Statement: The United States and the United Kingdom are Working Together in the Fight Against Climate Change

We resolved today to work closely together to reduce our own emissions and to rally all countries, and most especially the world’s major economies, to strengthen climate ambition. President Biden’s upcoming Leaders Summit on Climate and the G7 leaders meeting to be hosted by the UK are both critical opportunities to build momentum on the ...
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki, Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry, and National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy, January 27

  Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki, Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry, and National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy U.S. State Department January 27, 2021   James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 12:31 P.M. EST MS. PSAKI:  Good afternoon.  President Biden is continuing to follow through on his key promise to take swift ...
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