No Consensus: G7 Energy Ministers Fail To Agree On Climate Change

  • Date: 10/04/17
  • Daily Mail

G7 energy ministers have failed to agree a statement on climate change. US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry (second left) speaks with Italy's Minister of Economic Development Carlo Calenda (left), as International Energy Agency Executive Director Fatih Birol (right) speaks with Canada's Minister of Natural Resources James Gordon Carr (second right) today

Lacking unanimity, Italy, which currently presides the Group of Seven, decided against proposing the joint statement, Calenda said.

The Paris Agreement, endorsed by members of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), is a bedrock of international action against man-made global warming.

Top officials from the Group of Seven industrial nations - including Britain's Nick Hurd (third from right) gathered in Rome, Italy today amid growing concerns over the US administration's moves to unravel policies aimed at stalling global warming

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