United States to assist LAC increase renewable energy capacity

The United States announced that it would provide assistance to Latin America and the Caribbean so as to significantly increase renewable energy capacity across the region by 2030. The first ever United States Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, John Kerry, told a virtual High-Level Dialogue on Climate Action in the Americas that Washington is hoping that through several initiatives, like lowering emissions, by accelerating forest financing, relief programs, it will also increase renewable energy capacity.