G-7's 'bare minimum' climate cash pledge misses the mark

A banner put up by Extinction Rebellion environmental activists in Cornwall, England, as the G-7 summit took place.PHOTO: AFP

SINGAPORE - Group of Seven leaders set out ambitious climate targets at the end of their summit in England, pledging deep cuts in planet-warming emissions, support for a global green economic revolution and targets to protect nature.

In many ways, it was the first G-7 summit where climate change and the environment figured so centrally.

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