The relaunch of US-EU climate cooperation on climate: What you need to know
On Tuesday, March 9, 2021. President Joe Biden's Envoy for Climate underlined the cooperation between the United States and European Union on the fight against global warming and the environmental crisis during his visit to Brussels, Belgium.
The US State Department confirmed that the purpose of the trip is to work with European allies to strengthen global climate ambition".
Kerry stressed that the world is facing not only a climate crisis but also "a moment of the greatest opportunity that we've had since perhaps the industrial revolution to build better to renew ourselves and our economies". During his trip, the US Presidential envoy to climate attended the weekly European Union Commission meeting, where the Commission's President, Ursula Von Der Leyen recalled that Joe Biden, on his first day in office, announced the US return to the Paris Climate Agreement, that former President Donald Trump had dropped from.