Exclusive: Biden sending 12 cabinet members, high-level officials to UN climate summit in show of force

Exclusive: Biden sending 12 cabinet members, high-level officials to UN climate summit in show of force

(CNN)President Joe Biden is planning a show of strength at next month's pivotal UN climate summit in Glasgow. The president is sending 12 cabinet members and senior administration officials, including his top domestic and international climate advisers Gina McCarthy and John Kerry, according to a schedule obtained by CNN. Biden also plans to attend the conference. Kerry, who is Biden's Special Presidential Envoy for Climate and has been engaging in climate diplomacy around the world this past year, will be attending the conference throughout its duration. McCarthy and Biden will attend the beginning of the conference to emphasize what the US is doing to lower its own greenhouse gas emissions and hit Biden's Paris Climate Agreement goal of slashing emissions 50-52% below 2005 levels by 2030. In addition to Kerry …
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