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Biden Chides Russia, China for Failing to Pledge More on Climate

Oct. 31, 2021, 8:14 PM

President Joe Biden said he is disappointed that Russia and China declined to make stronger commitments to combat climate change or to send their leaders to key global meetings to address the crisis.

Biden, asked about the failure of the G-20 nations to issue a stronger commitment on global warming, expressed regret at what the two nations have pledged.

“The disappointment relates to the fact that Russia, not only Russia but China, basically didn’t show up in terms of any commitments to deal with climate change,” Biden told reporters at the conclusion of the G-20 meeting in Rome.

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