News Digest Item
12 Dec 2016

"How Germany’s G20 can accelerate progress on climate change"

Climate Home

Germany’s G20 presidency is “an important opportunity for other major powers to resist backsliding” on climate change, especially in view of uncertainty over the new US president Donald Trump's energy policy, writes Climate Home. The German government assumed the G20 presidency in December, and will host a summit in July 2017. Chancellor Angela Merkel has identified climate change as a priority objective for the presidency.

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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