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Climate Change

Biden urges 'highest possible' goals ahead of U.N. climate summit

U.S. and EU pledge to reduce methane emissions 30% by 2030

President Joe Biden delivers remarks to the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate, in the South Court Auditorium on the White House campus on Sept. 17.    © AP

NEW YORK -- U.S. President Joe Biden convened the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate Change at the leader level for the first time in over a decade on Friday, urging greater ambitions ahead of the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Glasgow and unveiling a pledge with the EU to curb methane emission.

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