Vice President Kamala Harris is headed to Dubai for the COP28 summit being held Nov. 30 through Dec. 12.
The White House announced on Nov. 29 that Ms. Harris, along with "dozens of senior U.S. officials representing more than 20 U.S. departments and agencies" will be headed to the 28th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, or COP28, being held in the United Arab Emirates' capital.
In a Wednesday afternoon press call, Ike Irby, deputy domestic policy advisor to the vice president, said the visit builds on the administration's "leadership on bold global action to address the climate crisis."
Ms. Harris is set to advance U.S. climate goals and ensure a strong outcome at COP28, Mr. Irby told reporters.
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