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08 Jul 2017

US push for fossil fuel reference in G20 communiqué still sticking point

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Reuters/ Clean Energy Wire

The United States’ insistence to include a reference to fossil fuels in the section on climate policy in the G20 communiqué remains the final sticking point to finish the document, news agency Reuters reported. Sources close to the process confirmed to the Clean Energy that the line in dispute read that the US would “endeavor to work closely with other partners to help their access to and use of fossil fuels more cleanly and efficiently", and some Europeans still worked to get the mention of fossil fuels dropped.

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