G7 summit: Leaders pledge climate action but disappoint activists

BBC

The G7 nations have agreed to step up action on climate change and renewed a pledge to raise $100bn a year to help poor countries cut emissions.

After a summit in Britain, G7 leaders also promised to help developing countries move away from coal.

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who hosted the three-day meeting, said on Sunday: “We were clear this weekend that action needs to start with us.”

However some environmental groups said the promises lacked detail.

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Chandana Sesath Jayakody

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