April 20, 2023

CRI Executive Director Brad Adams on the BBC

Adams Speaks to the BBC about Biden’s $1 Billion Climate Commitment

On April 20, CRI Founder and Executive Director Brad Adams spoke to the BBC’s World Business Report about US President Joe Biden’s newly announced commitments of $1 billion to the Green Climate Fund and $500 million for the Amazon Fund. Adams criticized the commitment as “not even really a drop in the rising sea levels” of what is needed to help developing countries mitigate and adapt to climate change, and suggested a windfall tax on the oil and gas industry to make up the massive shortfall. “People in poor countries need this assistance urgently – they need it yesterday,” he said. “And now, in many parts of the world, they’re not going to see it for many, many years to come.”

Listen to the full interview below:

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