News Digest Item
27 Jul 2018

Japan and Germany aim to press ahead with Paris Climate Agreement

Wall Street Journal

German foreign minister Heiko Maas and his Japanese counterpart Taro Kono said they would aim to carry out the Paris Climate Agreement, from which the United States withdrew last year, promote free trade, and seek to address issues through multilateral organisations, reports the Wall Street Journal. The announcement followed  a meeting in Tokyo.

Read the article in English here.

For background, read the CLEW articles Merkel pledges stronger climate action globally and at home and German government looks ahead as Bonn climate talks leave much to do.

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