John Kerry stresses need to cut greenhouse gas emissions at UN event 

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 4:24pm

John Kerry, the new special envoy for climate, spoke at a virtual United Nations summit on Monday. It was one of his first appearances since the Biden administration announced it would rejoin the UN Paris Agreement. The event was aimed at rallying funds for adaptation — initiatives such as building sea walls or combating urban heat. Kerry stressed that cutting greenhouse gas emissions fast is essential for vulnerable communities.