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A Biden Victory Could Spur Global Climate Action, but the U.S. Has Much to Prove

Fang Zhang explores a potential Biden admin's climate strategy in a conversation with Climate Home News.

The US presidential election on 3 November is a critical moment for global climate action.

Joe Biden has promised to “lead a major diplomatic push” to raise countries’ climate ambition and put the US “back in the driver’s seat”. His opponent, Donald Trump, has repeatedly dismissed climate science.

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It also left wiggle room for potential negotiations on raising ambition with a Biden administration, said Fang Zhang, of the Center for International Environment and Resource Policy at the Fletcher School, Tufts University, Massachusetts.

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