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‘G19’ Nations Affirm Climate Plan, Acknowledging U.S. Withdrawal

Enlarge this image Despite President Trump’s decision to withdraw from an international climate accord, other leaders affirmed their commitment to the plan at the G20 Summit. Trump is seen here with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday. Patrik Sollarz/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Patrik Sollarz/AFP/Getty Images The G20 Summit ended in Hamburg with affirmation to pursue the Paris climate accord by leaders of the world’s strongest economies, minus President Trump. “The leaders of the other G20 members state that the Paris Agreement is irreversible,” reads a declaration adopted on…

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