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Exclusive-U.S., EU line up over 20 more countries for global methane pact

24 nations have joined a U.S.- and European Union-led initiative to slash methane emissions 30% from 2020 levels by the end of the decade. Methane is the second-biggest contributor to human-caused global heating after carbon dioxide. The parties to the agreement account for 60% of the world's gross domestic product and 30% of global methane emissions.
2 months ago|Washington, United States

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Over 20 more countries vow to slash methane emissions

U.S. special climate envoy John Kerry announced Monday that 24 additional countries agreed to a voluntary pledge to cut emissions of methane, a potent greenhouse gas, by one-third by 2030.Why it matters: The Global Methane Pledge, which the Biden administration announced with the European Union last month, now includes nine of the world's top 20 methane emitting countries, representing around 30% of total emissions and 60% of the global economy.…

2 months ago|Los Angeles, United States
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Exclusive-U.S., EU line up over 20 more countries for global methane pact

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON - Two dozen countries have joined a U.S.- and EU-led effort to slash methane emissions 30% by 2030, giving the emerging global partnership momentum ahead of its launch at the U.N. climate summit in Glasgow later this month, a government official told Reuters. Nigeria, Japan and Pakistan are among the 24 new signatories to the Global Methane Pledge, which

2 months ago|United Kingdom
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More than 30 countries have joined pledge to slash climate-warming methane emissions by 30%

Reducing methane emissions is the quickest way to slow global warming, scientists say.

2 months ago|Atlanta, United States
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More Than 30 Countries Join U.S. Pledge to Slash Methane Emissions

Methane is the second-largest driver of global warming after carbon dioxide emissions. Scientists say the promised cuts could help avert the worst consequences of climate change.

2 months ago|New York, United States
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24 new countries join EU-US pact to combat methane emissions

Twenty-four new countries – including Germany, Canada, France, Israel, Japan, Nigeria, Pakistan and the Philippines – have joined an initiative of the EU and the US to reduce emissions of climate-damaging methane.The expansion of the pact was announced by the European Commission and the US State Department on Monday.According to EU Environment Commissioner Frans Timmermans, methane is the second most harmful greenhouse gas and is responsible for…

2 months ago|Hong Kong
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U.S. and E.U. line up global pledges to slash emissions of methane, a potent greenhouse gas

Some of the world’s biggest emitters have still not signed on.

2 months ago|Washington, United States
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More than 30 countries join US-EU-led methane pledge

More than 30 countries have signed onto a U.S.

2 months ago|Washington, United States
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US, EU line up over 20 more countries for global methane pact

WASHINGTON: Two dozen countries have joined a US and EU-led effort to slash methane emissions by 30 per cent by 2030, giving the emerging global partnership momentum ahead of its launch at the UN climate summit in Glasgow later this month, a government official told Reuters. Nigeria, Japan a

2 months ago|Singapore
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Climate Pact on Methane Advances as 24 Nations Join U.S., EU

(Bloomberg) -- Two dozen more countries have joined a global pact to pare methane emissions, the U.S. and the European Union announced Monday, as world leaders seek to galvanize momentum against the potent greenhouse gas before critical climate talks in Scotland. Continue Reading. Read more on Politics by BloombergQuint.

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24 More Nations Join Global Methane Pledge Welcomed as 'Great Start' But Inadequate

"Cutting methane pollution is the fastest opportunity we have to help avert our most acute climate risks, including crop loss, wildfires, extreme weather, and rising sea levels."

2 months ago|United States
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