At the Quad Summit, Australia’s Prime Minister pledges to cut carbon emissions by 43% by 2030

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Anthony Albanese, Australia’s newly elected Prime Minister, pledged to reduce carbon emissions by 43% by 2030 and to reach net-zero emissions by 2050.

Albanese remarked during the Quadrilateral summit, “We will act in awareness of the fact that climate change poses the greatest economic and security threat to Pacific island states. My government will establish a new goal of cutting emissions by 43% by 2030, putting us on track to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050.”

He stated that his administration is dedicated to combating climate change and strengthening the Indo-Pacific region’s economic, cyber, energy, health, and environmental security.

“My government is committed to collaborating with you. The new Australian administration prioritizes combating climate change and strengthening the Indo-Pacific region’s economic, cyber, energy, health, and environmental security “he stated.

Albanese stated that the Quad leaders are united in their desire for a free and open Indo-Pacific. Because the Quad alliance is needed to set an example for the area, his administration will stand with the other three countries.

Australian PM Anthony Albanese at Quad summit

After being sworn in as Australia’s 31st Prime Minister, Labor Party leader Anthony Albanese is attending the Quad summit for the first time.

Prime Minister Albanese expressed gratitude to the Quad leaders for their congratulations on his election as Australia’s 31st Prime Minister. “Thank you for your warm wishes on my election as Australia’s 31st Prime Minister. It is an honor for me to be attending this important Quadrilateral meeting for the first time in Japan as Prime Minister “Albanese made his opening statement.

Since their first virtual meeting in March 2021, in-person Summit in Washington, D.C. in September 2021, and virtual meeting in March 2022, the Quad Leaders have met four times.

The Quad Summit provides leaders with an opportunity to discuss developments in the Indo-Pacific region as well as current global topics of mutual relevance.

The leaders will assess the status of Quad initiatives and Working Groups, suggest new areas for collaboration, and provide strategic direction and vision for future collaboration.

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