Friday, May 26, 2017

Donald Trump isolated on climate change in 'intense' exchange at G7 summit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Donald Trump was isolated on climate change at the Group of Seven meeting on Friday, as the US president said he's in no rush to decide whether to scrap his country's involvement in the Group of Seven .
G7 leaders met in Sicily on Friday to discuss trade,
climate change, refugees and other issues. 
A closed-door session on the first day of the G7 summit in Sicily found unity on stepping up efforts to combat terrorism, but entered stormier waters on trade and on climate, Mrs Merkel said. At that stage it was six against one as leaders pressed Trump to hold to US agreements made under the landmark Paris climate accord.


Read the story in today’s Melbourne Age - “Donald Trump isolated on climate change in 'intense' exchange at G7 summit.”

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