News Digest Item
17 Jul 2017

“A step to the side: the G20’s climate dance”

T20 blog

This year’s G20 summit was not a major step forward in solving the climate problem, yet it did not result in a major clash with US President Donald Trump either, Brigitte Knopf writes in the T20 blog, an initiative led by the German Development Institute (DIE) and the Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW). The confrontation with Trump was more of “a diplomatic climate dance – taking one step back, one step to the side, and one step forward,” Knopf adds. “This presents an opportunity to continue with a climate tango from a new starting point in Argentina in 2018.”

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