The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the path and joint efforts to address the climate crisis and transform the world production matrix so as not to exceed the global temperature increase target of 1.5 ° Celsius, agreed upon in the Paris Agreement.
Biden sent a letter to President Alberto Fernández in which he made a formal invitation to the meeting on Energy and Climate, in which the leaders of the G-20 will participate, it was indicated in an official statement. In addition, he thanked him for organizing the High-Level Dialogue on Climate Action in the Americas, which took place last Wednesday.
Fernández will convey to the leaders of the world’s largest economies the need to promote a debate around innovative ideas that allow thinking about a new environmental social justice to promote a human, integral and sustainable development, said an official report.
In his letter, Joe Biden said that “the climate crisis confronts us with both a profound generational challenge and an extraordinary opportunity to create a more prosperous and sustainable economy that benefits all.”
The President of the United States said that “as leaders of the world’s major economies, we must ensure that our efforts during this critical decade are swift and bold enough to sustainr the goal of keeping the temperature rise within 1.5 degrees Celsius within reach. “
Biden recalled that “in July 2021, the G20 climate and energy ministers declared the intention of all G20 countries to present ambitious nationally determined contributions by COP26. Many have already done so. Our meeting is an opportunity for let leaders report on additional steps they are willing to take. “