The G-7 Nations Promise To Step Up Efforts To Combat Global Warming
♦ By the end of 2021, they also agreed to discontinue government support for new coal-fired power plants.
♦ Compared with the previously set target of 2 degrees, support has been expanded to limit global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius from pre-industrial levels.
♦ They also promised to take the necessary steps to reduce deforestation, overfishing, promote biodiversity, and address the issue of ocean plastic.
♦ They also pledged to prevent future outbreaks of COVID-19-like diseases from spreading from animals to humans.