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U.S. and EU Vow Steep Methane Cuts Ahead of Climate Summit (1)

Sept. 14, 2021, 5:06 PM

The U.S. and European Union have agreed to a plan to cut emissions of methane by about a third by the end of the decade as part of a diplomatic push to get other nations to take aim at the powerful planet-warming gas, according to people familiar with the effort.

The U.S. is now asking other nations to join the “global methane pledge” -- an expected topic of discussion during a virtual meeting of the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate that President Joe Biden is convening on Friday. The meeting is timed to help build momentum before a ...