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 ... Read More»

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 — ... Read More»

President Biden, EC President Von Der Leyen, PM Johnson Announce Commitment To Addressing Climate Crisis Through Infrastructure Development

President Biden, European Commission President von der Leyen, and Prime Minister Johnson called on countries around the world to make similar commitments and take action to spur a global transformation towards reliable, climate-smart infrastructure. U.S. President Biden, European Commission President Von Der Leyen, And UK Prime Minister Johnson Announce Commitment To Addressing Climate Crisis Through ... Read More»

Remarks by President Biden in Meeting on the Build Back Better World Initiative

The Build Back Better World infrastructure initiative is going to show that we can grow our economies, fight climate change, and leave a better, cleaner, more livable planet for our children. Let’s get to work. Remarks by President Biden in Meeting on the Build Back Better World Initiative The White House Speeches & Remarks November ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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. Read More»

Remarks by President Biden at the COP26 Leaders Statement

  Remarks by President Biden at the COP26 Leaders Statement The White House November, 01 2021 2:55 P.M. GMT THE PRESIDENT:  Ladies and gentlemen, to state the obvious, we meet with the eyes of history upon us and the profound questions before us.  It’s simple: Will we act?  Will we do what is necessary?  Will ... Read More»

Remarks of SPEC John Kerry “Winning the Decisive Decade” London School of Economics, London, UK

To Director Minouche Shafik – thank you so much for that generous introduction. Nick – Sir Nick —it’s wonderful to be here. Thank you for your leadership of the Grantham Research Institute and on climate. It is always special to come back to LSE. I’m proud to tell you my daughter Vanessa, now CEO of ... Read More»

Special Presidential Envoy for Climate Kerry’s Travel to Mexico and the United Kingdom

Special Presidential Envoy for Climate Kerry’s Travel to Mexico and the United Kingdom U.S. Department of State Media Note October 18, 2021 Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry will travel to Mexico City and Palenque, Mexico on October 18, 2021 and to London, United Kingdom on October 19, 2021 to engage with government counterparts ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

White House Statement on the President’s Travel to Italy, Vatican City, and the United Kingdom

From Rome, President Biden will travel to Glasgow, United Kingdom from November 1-2 to participate in the World Leader Summit at the start of the 26th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP26). Statement by Press Secretary Jen Psaki on the President’s Travel to Italy, Vatican City, and the United Kingdom ... Read More»

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, ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»
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