Macron with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, former Vice-President Al Gore, Ambassador Jane Hartley and actor Robert Redford at the U.S. Ambassador’s Residence in Paris, 7 December 2015.

The US has returned just 107 days after the country withdrew from the Paris climate agreement.

American cities, states, and businesses remained committed to reducing heat-storing carbon dioxide levels, but without the federal government.

United Nations Environment Program executive director Inger Andersen said the United States must demonstrate leadership in relation to the rest of the world, but Figueres said she had no doubt that it would do so when the countries presented their emission reduction pledges.

World leaders expect in particular the US to make an announcement in the future on its goal to reduce emissions of heat traps by 2030.

Over 120 countries, including the world’s largest emitter, China, have pledged an overall net carbon dioxide emissions of zero by mid-century.

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