Leaders Look to G-20 Summit as Chance to Keep U.S. in Paris Climate Deal


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Climate change is on the agenda of this summer’s G-20 summit in Germany where Senate lawmakers and environmentalists hope another action takes place—keeping the U.S. in the 2015 Paris climate deal.

President Trump campaigned during the election to remove the U.S. from the international agreement, signed onto by nearly 200 nations that pledged to slash greenhouse gas emissions.   

But leaders from the world’s top 20 economies, who are expected at the summit, may pressure the president to remain in the climate accord, reports Dean Scott.   

You can read more in Dean’s story July G-20 Summit Seen as Best Hope to Keep U.S. in Climate Pact.