The Hamburg summit must send out the clear signal that the “overwhelming majority” will now implement the Paris Climate Agreement – with or without the US, says environmental NGO Germanwatch in a press release. “The G20 has a special responsibility for the compliance with international rules. Here meet the world’s largest economies, the largest users of resources and the biggest climate destroyers – and they must implement the agreed accords and goals,” said Germanwatch chairman Klaus Milke.
Find the press release in German here.
For background, read the CLEW interview with Germanwatch’s Christoph Bals “G20 needs to show concrete steps to implement Paris climate accord”