Democratic contenders in Iowa caucus aim to rejoin Paris accord in green goals

(Climate Home News, 4 Feb 2020) Candidates pledged to boost climate finance for developing nations and break US dependence on fossil fuels

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Democratic contenders for the US presidency all plan immediately to rejoin the 2015 Paris climate agreement if they defeat Donald Trump in November and are promising varying plans to achieve net zero emissions.

Results of the Iowa Democratic presidential caucus on Monday have been delayed by inconsistencies in reporting the data.

The US will formally leave the 2015 Paris Agreement on 4 November 2020 after Trump decided to withdraw. Formally rejoining the climate accord would take a just month.

Policies by leading candidates in Iowa, based on their published plans: View more, following the link below.

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Climate Home News, 4 Feb 2020: Democratic contenders in Iowa caucus aim to rejoin Paris accord in green goals