Fossil fuels find a loophole in the latest G7 climate pledge

G7 ministers pledged to work towards cleaning emissions by 2035 but left open the door to new investment in natural gas and ongoing use of fossil fuels

16 April 2023 - 18:19 By Shoko Oda and Tsuyoshi Inajima

The meeting of Group of Seven energy and environment ministers ended on Sunday without a deadline to halt new coal investments or the kinds of firm commitments that climate advocates have said are necessary to limit global warming...

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