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Climate Change Convention: USA

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN HL10052, tabled on 9 November 2020

To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had, or plan to have, with President-elect Biden about the participation of the government of the United States in COP26.

Answered on

23 November 2020

The UK welcomes President-elect Biden’s commitment to re-join the Paris Agreement and to put the US on a path to achieve net zero emissions by 2050.

As the incoming Presidency of the G7 and COP26, we look forward to working with the new US administration to address the urgent challenge of climate change and to encourage countries across the world to increase their climate ambition.

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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy