The US presidential hopeful, Joe Biden has promised that if elected president that he would immediately return the United States to the Paris accord.
This came just a day after the President Trump lead administration withdrew from the climate change pact, citing it as a misappropriation of resources, as it believes that the US is investing much more than countries that are high polluter of the climate like India, china and the rest.
The democrat presidential candidate tweeted “Today, the Trump Administration officially left the Paris Climate Agreement. And in exactly 77 days, a Biden Administration will rejoin it,”
Biden who is currently leading Trump iat the polls may likely emerge as the next president of the United State if things continue to go the way they are going now with the ballots.
If Joe Biden wins the lection, he would be expected to take the presidential oath by January 20 to become the 46th President of the United State of America.
In his enthusiasm of the climate change campaign, Biden has proposed a $1.7 trillion plan to take the US, the world’s second-biggest carbon emitter, to net-zero by 2050.
However, since Trump gave a one-year notice to leave the Paris accord on November 4, 2019 a date which has matured. Biden if elected would be required to officially notify the UN of US willingness to return.