What does John Kerry’s whistle-stop tour of Europe say about US climate ambitions?

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US special envoy’s visit to London and Brussels signifies a commitment to prioritising climate action ahead of Cop26, experts tellDaisy Dunne

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<img src=”https://static.independent.co.uk/2021/03/09/19/GettyImages-1231613312.jpg?width=982&height=726&auto=webp&quality=75″ alt=”<p>Ex-secretary of state has ‘renewed hope’ after meeting Boris Johnson
Ex-secretary of state has ‘renewed hope’ after meeting Boris Johnson(POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

John Kerry, the US special envoy for climate, left London “with renewed hope” on Tuesday after meeting withBoris Johnson, chancellorRishi Sunakand climate tsar Alok Sharma on Monday, according to a tweet from his official account.

Mr Kerry is in Europe for a three-day whistle-stop tour to meet with leaders ahead of a series of key climate summits that are to be held in the coming months. Today, Mr Kerry met with Ursula von der Leyen and others from the European Commission in Brussels.

“Working together, the US and European Union will rally all…

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