Climate Champions Welcome America Is All InWe welcome the United States’ official rejoining of the Paris Agreement today
We welcome the United States’ official rejoining of the Paris Agreement today, a major boost to international climate cooperation en route to COP26. It sets the stage for new commitments by the Biden-Harris Administration, building on the dedicated and transformational work from US cities, states, businesses and investors over the last four years.
The benefits of climate action can cut across society – creating jobs, lifting people out of poverty and inequality and strengthening public health. The Biden-Harris Administration’s all-of-government approach will turbo-charge the American race to net zero emissions and greater resilience by 2050. The united call from cities, states, businesses and investors, through the “America Is All In” alliance, for a halving of US emissions by 2030 represents a recommitment to science-based climate policy, and an unprecedented opportunity to unleash innovation, create sustainable jobs and regenerate nature at a pace and scale we’ve never seen before. The more local governments and the private sector accelerates towards net zero emissions and resilience, the higher the US government can raise its ambition.
We look forward to welcoming a new wave of American partners to the Race to Zero and Race to Resilience, and hope to welcome the US into the Climate Ambition Alliance, demonstrating a real commitment to build back a healthier, safer, and more resilient future worldwide after Covid-19.
The Climate Justice Playbook is an exciting new resource launched by B Lab, the COP26 Climate Champions Team, Provoc, and the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship at the University of Oxford, providing insights, guidance, and case studies of companies that are seeking to advance climate justice in their operations, supply chains, and in the communities they impact.
As the first Global Ambassador for the Race to Zero and Race to Resilience campaigns, Mr. Bloomberg will continue to draw on his long track record of spurring ambitious subnational climate action to work with the UN’s Climate Ambition Alliance to rally leadership and mobilize.
High Level Climate Champions launch the Race to Zero Breakthroughs at Davos, galvanizing business leadership around specific near-term challenges across the sectors of the global economy