US rejoins Paris Agreement – Renewable Energy World

Written by Jennifer Runyon

As promised, on the first day he took office US President Joe Biden rejoined the Paris Climate Agreement via an executive order. In his inaugural address he said that the planet itself is crying for survival and vowed to make fighting climate change on his top priorities.

The International Hydropower Association (IHA) welcomes the new US administration’s decision to recommit to the Paris Agreement on climate change. In a statement, Eddie Rich, Chief Executive of IHA, said: “What a great signal to see President Biden, in one of his first acts, return to the Paris Agreement. This shows this administration’s clear commitment to tackling climate change, prioritizing the energy transition and driving a green recovery.”

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