News Digest Item
14 Mar 2017

“Europe's aim: Sway, not provoke, Trump on climate”


The G7 and G20 summits provide European leaders with the opportunity to carefully “push the Trump administration to take a stance on climate”, write Sara Stefanini and Andrew Restuccia for Politico. German chancellor Angela Merkel’s visit to the White House this week could lay the groundwork, write the authors. The visit was supposed to take place today, but was postponed due to a winter storm.

Read the article in English here.

For background read the CLEW article IEA director calls on Germany to lead on climate during G20 presidency.

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