Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry Travels to the People’s Republic of China and the Republic of Korea

Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry Travels to the People’s Republic of China and the Republic of Korea MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON APRIL 13, 2021 Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry will travel to Shanghai and Seoul April 14-17, 2021, to discuss raising global climate ambition ahead of President Biden’s Leaders Summit on Climate April 22-23 and the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention ...
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President Biden Invites 40 World Leaders to Leaders Summit on Climate

President Biden Invites 40 World Leaders to Leaders Summit on Climate MARCH 26, 2021 • STATEMENTS AND RELEASES Today, President Biden invited 40 world leaders to the Leaders Summit on Climate he will host on April 22 and 23.  The virtual Leaders Summit will be live streamed for public viewing. President Biden took action his first day in office to return the United States to the Paris Agreement.  Days ...
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The United States and Japan Expand Indo-Pacific Economic Cooperation

The United States and Japan Expand Indo-Pacific Economic Cooperation MEDIA NOTE March 16, 2021 The United States and Japan Expand Indo-Pacific Economic Cooperation Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and Japan’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Toshimitsu Motegi reaffirmed the vital importance of the U.S.-Japan Alliance as the cornerstone of peace, security, and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region and around the world during Secretary Blinken’s ...
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Opening Statement at Climate Adaptation Summit 2021

Opening Statement at Climate Adaptation Summit 2021 01/26/2021 08:53 AM EST John Kerry, Special Presidential Envoy for Climate Climate Adaptation Summit 2021 Host: Welcome Mr. Kerry. Very good to have you. Welcome to this virtual meeting of world leaders. It is truly wonderful to have you. Could you please tell us about the new ambitions of the United States? Secretary Kerry: Absolutely ...
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Remarks at the Keynote Session of B20 2021 Inception Meeting

Remarks at the Keynote Session of B20 2021 Inception Meeting JOHN KERRY, SPECIAL PRESIDENTIAL ENVOY FOR CLIMATE OPEN PUBLIC SESSION OF B20 2021 INCEPTION MEETING JANUARY 21, 2021 As prepared Giuseppe – thank you for that generous introduction – and thanks to all of you for inviting me to share some thoughts with you about ...
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FACT SHEET: The United States and China Issue Joint Presidential Statement on Climate Change with New Domestic Policy Commitments and a Common Vision

On the occasion of President Xi’s State Visit to Washington, D.C., the United States and China today marked another major milestone in their joint leadership in the fight against climate change with the release of a U.S.-China Joint Presidential Statement on Climate Change. The Statement, which builds on last November’s historic announcement by President Obama ...
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U.S.-China Joint Presidential Statement on Climate Change

In November 2014, President Barack Obama and President Xi Jinping stood together in Beijing to make a historic U.S.-China Joint Announcement on Climate Change, emphasizing their personal commitment to a successful climate agreement in Paris and marking a new era of multilateral climate diplomacy as well as a new pillar in their bilateral relationship. On ...
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Remarks by Deputy Secretary Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall on the Joint Trade Mission to China at the Microsoft Campus in Beijing

April 14, 2015 – 8:17am Dr. Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall Deputy Secretary of Energy Thank you, Dr. Hon for the introduction. I also want to say a special thank you to Microsoft for hosting us today. Our two nations are the world’s largest economies. And we are also the world’s largest carbon producers. And that means we have the power ...
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