Biden Climate Envoy Kerry to Visit Saudi Arabia Next Week

The United States and the EU are trying to convince Saudi Arabia to join a global initiative on slashing emissions.

Timothy Gardner, Reuters

U.S. President Joe Biden's climate envoy, John Kerry, will travel to Saudi Arabia next week for meetings with government counterparts and business leaders on efforts to address the climate crisis, the State Department said on Oct. 21.

Kerry will visit Riyadh on Oct. 24 and 25 before the U.N. climate change convention in Glasgow that starts Oct. 31, the department said in a statement.

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