President Alberto Fernandez This Wednesday he received a letter from his counterpart in the United States, Joe Biden, who thanked the Argentine president for his participation in the Summit of Leaders on Climate and asked him “continue working together”.
Biden highlighted Argentina’s contribution to implement more renewable resources, reduce methane gas emissions and end illegal deforestation, in accordance with the parameters established in the Paris Agreement.
“Thank you for participating in the Climate Leaders Summit. Together we are able to promote a global commitment to raise our climate goals, while highlighting the economic opportunities available to those nations that are stepping up to meet this challenge, and emphasizing the urgency of increasing climate funds and helping vulnerable nations adapt, “he wrote. the North American president.
In another part of the text, he valued the participation of his Argentine counterpart in the summit that brought together more than 40 international leaders: “I want to reaffirm that the United States is committed to this work and with the necessary steps to fulfill our promise. I thank you. that has announced that Argentina will strengthen its national contribution under the Paris Agreement, implement more renewable resources, reduce methane gas emissions and end illegal deforestation. “
Regarding the objectives of the United Nations Conference on Climate Change, which will take place in the autumn in Glasgow (United Kingdom), the President of the United States stressed the need for all countries, “especially the most important economies “are committed to the goals of” maintaining the goal of limiting temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius. “
He concluded: “We must act now to keep the goal within reach. I am committed to working together with you and your colleagues in the months to come to ensure success in Glasgow. I reiterate my thanks for your contribution to this historic Summit, and I look forward to it. continue working together to face the climate crisis. “
The Climate Leaders Summit was a meeting organized by the Joe Biden administration, who at that time promised to reduce the country’s greenhouse gas emissions by 50 to 52 percent by 2030 compared to 2005.
It also pledged to double its aid to developing countries to face climate change by 2024, to “reverse the sharp decline in international financing provided by the United States in relation to climate” during the presidency of Donald Trump.