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tv   President Biden Hosts Day 2 of Virtual Climate Summit  CSPAN  April 24, 2021 1:40pm-1:50pm EDT

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>> you can find all of our coverage of the spacex crew dragon online at including the launch, welcome ceremony, and news conferences. ♪ [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit] ♪ >> president biden is in
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delaware. on friday he delivered his speech at the second day of the climate summit. he said it prevents -- provides jobs in energy and other sectors. president biden: thank you all of the world leaders who joined us. thank you, john, for putting this together. we have made great progress so far. i'm grateful to all of the leaders who have announced new commitments to help us meet the existential threat of crime it -- climate change. this summit is the start of a road that will take us to glasgow for the u.s. -- u.n. climate summit in november.
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today's final session is not about the threat of climate change. it is about the opportunity that addressing climate change provides. it is an opportunity to create millions of good paying jobs around the world in innovative sectors, jobs that bring greater quality of life, greater dignity to people performing the jobs in every nation. four -- for electricity workers, line workers, and making our electricity grid more modern. for automotive workers. installing charging stations to accommodate them throughout our country. construction workers, engineers, upgrading our schools and creating energy-efficient homes. manufacturing workers building nuclear and carbon capture technologies.
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solar panels and wind turbines. people working in fields we have not even conceived of yet on farms and factories and laboratories and universities doing things we have not thought of so far. this challenge and these opportunities will be met by working people in every nation. as we transition to a clean energy future, we must ensure that workers who have farmed in yesterday's and today's industries have a bright tomorrow in new industries in places where they live in communities they have built. when we invest in climate resilient set of restructure, we create -- and infrastructure, we create opportunities for everyone. that is at the heart of my jobs plan are proposed in the united states. it is how our nation intends to build an economy that gives everybody a fair shot. that requires investing in innovation.
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that is why i have asked my secretary of energy jennifer granholm to speed the development of critical technologies to tackle the climate crisis. no single technology is an answer on its own. every single sector requires innovation. this effort will propel the most impactful breakthroughs at home and around the world and lower the cost we are paying now for polluting the air so badly. we will move to net zero in our -- all countries. every country needs to invest in new technologies as we work forward to deal with net zero omissions. i am also very proud to announce that the united states is again becoming a key leader in emission innovation. a pact between the world's largest economies to ramp up
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investment in clean energy research and development. today, america is once again stepping in a leadership role. we will be joining nations in efforts to d carbonized critical sectors across the board including industrial sectors where we will join with sweden and india in the leadership group for industry transition. the power sector, where we will work alongside of u.k. to speed up progress towards a carbon free power system, both here and around the world. in the agricultural sector we will launch the agriculture innovation mission for climate with the united arab emirates and other partners. i'm very heartened by president putin's call yesterday for the world to advance carbon the oxide removal -- carmody oxide
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removal -- carbon the oxide removal. this is an opportunity for all of us to thrive not just right now but for generations. nations that work together to invest in a cleaner economy will reap rewards for citizens. u.s. is committed to making those investments to grow our economy here at home while connecting with markets around the world. for example, we are launching a new global partnership for climate smart infrastructure. this was create good paying jobs in america by supporting development of new clean infrastructure in partner countries. these are the partnerships that are going to be good for all of us. i think they would have additional benefits of working together. today i am excited to welcome my counterparts in spain, nigeria,
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vietnam, and poland. to share their thinking on how to realize the economic opportunities of climate response. we will be joined by the labor and business community leaders from around the world to talk about what is happening in their communities around climate related jobs. i am pleased to be joined by sec. buttigieg, ambassador ty, and gina mccarthy the chair of my national climate task force. k i look forward to making more progress throughout today. thank you. >> as he approaches his 100th day in office, president biden makes his first speech to a joint session of congress. watch at 9:00 p.m. eastern on
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c-span, online at or listen on the free c-span radio app. >> sunday night on q&a, a conversation with usa today washington bureau chief susan page about her biography "madam speaker" on the political career of nancy pelosi. >> she was planning once hillary clinton was elected in many of us that she would be elected, she was making plans that she was 76 years old and has nine children and had things she wanted to do. that election night was a shock for her and for so many others. she said that once she realized donald trump was going to win the election it was like a mule was kicking her physically. she didn't say it metaphorically, she felt like a
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mill was kicking her over -- a mule was kicking her over and over again. she said she would try to protect democratic ideals. >> susan page on her biography sunday night at 8:00 p.m. eastern on c-span's q&a. you can listen to q&a as a pot cat -- as a podcast where you get your podcasts. >> next, we'll show you some proceedings of the final day of the trial of derek chauvin. derek shown was found guilty of two counts of murder and one count of manslaughter in the death of george floyd. first, about three hours of closing arguments from both sides, starting with the prosecution. you are guilty of murder. it's as simple as that. what the defendant did here was a straight up felony assault and


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