John Kelly, Special President for Climate Change, said Gabriel Borick before the signing ceremony for the United Nations on Marine Protected Areas at the Summit of the Americas on June 9, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. I hear the President of Chile speak. The CEO Summit attended the second day of the event, alongside the Summit of the Americas, which welcomes leaders from across the Western Hemisphere.
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It is necessary to rebuild the economy for decarbonization in order to minimize the deaths and destruction caused by global warming. However, according to the comments of the President’s Special Envoy for Climate Change, this is also one of the greatest opportunities to make money for generations. John Kerry On thursday.
“This is the largest market the world has ever looked at: the energy transformation market,” Kelly said. IV CEO Summit of the Summit of the Americas Sponsored by the United States Chamber of Commerce in Los Angeles.
“You can have a positive impact on every aspect of your life. Don’t be afraid. We must avoid and avoid. We must accept this transition. This will ultimately result. Guarantees that it will eventually be bigger than the Industrial Revolution. “
The Industrial Revolution is a period from Mid-1700s to mid1800sApproximately when the process goes from manual to mechanical.
But it’s an opportunity that the United States isn’t as serious as many other countries in the world, Kelly said.
“Unfortunately, all the countries I visit are suffering from this problem more than we are still in the United States,” Kelly said. “And I say that really sadly.”
Kelly, of course, praised the White House. President Joe Biden is devoted to the climate, Kelly said in a conversation moderated by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.
Kelly blamed the political polarization that slowed US progress, at least in part.
“We can do this. Except for our politics, we can do a lot of this now,” Kelly said.
Kelly said that even many countries that are moving faster than the United States are not moving fast enough.
Countries around the world need to introduce renewable energies such as wind and solar five to six times faster than they are today. Paris Agreement Priority Goals.. The agreement is a goal established by the international community in 2015 to limit global warming to “well below”, preferably 1.5 degrees Celsius, compared to pre-industrial levels. ..
According to the global community, we need to move from coal six times faster than we do and deploy electric vehicles 22 times faster than we do today. International Energy AgencyKelly said.
Kelly said reducing emissions to limit global warming is not an issue to be discussed.
“It’s driven by biology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics,” Kelly said. “And it is predictable and has been predicted for 35 years.”
In addition to the political hurdles the United States faces, Kelly said it needs “full-scale” support from the private sector.
“Our current enemy, and I say this politely, but it’s the status quo. We’re fighting people who want to choose the path with the least resistance to this challenge. “Kelly said. “And, unfortunately, it happens to be the greatest path of destruction.”