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Biden promised: On the first day in office, he will re-enter the group

On November 4 this year, the United States officially withdrew from the “Paris Climate Agreement” and became the only party to withdraw from the “Paris Climate Agreement” so far.According to foreign media reports, US President-elect Biden promised on the 12th local time that on his first day as president, the United States will rejoin the Paris Climate Agreement.

Data map: US President-elect Biden. Photo by China News Agency reporter Chen Mengtong

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According to reports, December 12, 2020 is the fifth anniversary of the signing of the Paris Climate Agreement. Biden issued a statement on the same day, saying: “On the first day of my presidency, the United States will rejoin the Paris Climate Agreement. I will immediately start cooperating with other countries in the world and do my best to carry out this work, including convening the main tasks within 100 days of the presidency. The leaders of the countries of the economy hold a climate summit.”

Biden also promised to formulate and implement some measures to enable the United States to achieve “zero emissions” of greenhouse gases by 2050.

Biden also announced on his social media on the 12th that the United States will return to the “Paris Climate Agreement” in 39 days.

Biden tweeted: “Five years ago today, countries around the world passed the Paris Climate Agreement on climate change. After 39 days, the United States will rejoin. We will unite the world to promote greater and faster progress and face it. Responding to the climate crisis.”

On November 4, 2019, the U.S. government formally notified the United Nations to withdraw from the “Paris Climate Agreement” that addresses global climate change. On November 4 this year, the United States officially withdrew from the “Paris Climate Agreement” and became the only party to withdraw from the “Paris Climate Agreement” so far.