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Biden shines spotlight on climate

International collaboration will be crucial to achieving the Democrat government’s bold climate agenda

Tackling climate change will be a central pillar of the new US administration’s foreign policy, former White House energy adviser Jason Bordoff told London IP Week during a discussion about President Joe Biden’s low-carbon ambitions. “It is critically important because 85pc of emissions come from outside the US, and that is certainly where all the emissions growth is coming from,” says Bordoff. “You are going to see the US not just rejoin the Paris Agreement, but several things beyond that which will really elevate the foreign policy issue.” Biden has emphasised that foreign policy will play a key role in the new administration’s climate agenda. John Kerry, former secretary of state and US

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