Joe Biden's leaders summit on climate change – key developments

World leaders and experts meet for second day of climate talks

President Joe Biden’s climate summit wrapped up on Friday, a day after the US leader outlined a goal for America to cut its emissions in half by 2030.

He was hoping to secure pledges from dozens of world leaders to cut heat-trapping gas emissions and pledged money to help smaller economies fight climate change and adapt to a warmer planet.

Friday's speakers included Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, who is taking part in the session with John Kerry, the US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate.

Follow the key developments below:

Updated: April 23, 2021 08:50 PM

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