July 24

G20 Bloc Fails to Reach Agreement on Cutting Fossil Fuels

By Sudarshan Varadhan and Nidhi Verma

The Group of 20 (G20) major economies meeting in India failed on Saturday to reach consensus on phasing down fossil fuels following objections by some producer nations.

Scientists and campaigners are exasperated by international bodies’ foot-dragging on action to curb global warming even as extreme weather from China to the United States underlines the climate crisis facing the world.

Photo courtesy of mad mags.

Source: Reuters (link opens in a new window)

Energy, Environment
climate change, decarbonization, renewable energy