State of the Union: Von der Leyen pledges more money for climate and biodiversity

European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen used her annual State of the Union speech on Wednesday to announce the EU would commit extra funding to international climate and biodiversity initiatives.

by Simon Pickstone
Von der Leyen: My message today is that Europe is ready to do more… But we expect the United States and our partners to step up too.” Photo: Philippe Buissin / European Parliament
Von der Leyen: My message today is that Europe is ready to do more… But we expect the United States and our partners to step up too.” Photo: Philippe Buissin / European Parliament

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