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U.S. presses Congo to slow oil-and-gas push in rainforests

U.S. presses Congo to slow oil-and-gas push in rainforests

The secretary of state’s efforts led to the U.S. and the Democratic Republic of Congo agreeing to have a team look at environmental conservation.
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U.S. presses Congo to slow oil-and-gas push in rainforests

The secretary of state’s remarks came as the U.S. and the Democratic Republic of Congo agreed to work together to help mitigate climate change.
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US says new Africa strategy will engage leaders, rethink military role

Officials in President Joe Biden's administration told reporters that the new "U.S. Strategy Toward Sub-Saharan Africa" will actively engage the region's leaders on issues from climate change to pandemic recovery to food insecurity, while thinking "more holistically" about military engagement on the continent.

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Blinken says U.S. has a ‘long-term future’ in the Pacific Islands

The secretary of state promised a new embassy in the Solomon Islands and help on issues like climate change, as Washington vies with Beijing for influence in the region.
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Amid Biden climate push, a question looms: Is America's word good?

After four years of “America First,” the president tries this week to reclaim U.S. leadership in the fight against climate change. Can the world trust his promises?
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Biden vowed to make climate ‘essential’ to foreign policy. The reality is harder

In a speech last week, Mr. Blinken outlined his top-eight policy priorities; No. 6 was to "tackle the climate crisis and drive a green-energy revolution." Structural changes are also weaving climate change into every part of foreign policy planning.

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Joe Biden's advisers come from the Obama White House

Mr. Biden has sought advice across the Democratic Party’s ideological spectrum, but his core advisers on the coronavirus, economics, foreign policy and climate change are familiar figures.
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