Six heads of states reaffirmed their commitment to the Paris accord, the first deal of its size aimed at reducing greenhouse emissions worldwide.
The US, however, has refused to recommit to the agreement, saying it will decision by the next week.
A summary of Mr. Trump’s first G7 summit, during his first foreign trip as President:
The G7 leaders from Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the US have agreed to a statement on fighting terrorism.
But why is there no deal on climate change?
Italy issued a statement at the G7 summit saying the US “is in the process of reviewing its policies on climate change and the Paris Agreement and thus is not in a position to join the consensus on these topics.”
The other G7 leaders, however, pledged to “reaffirm their strong commitment to swiftly implement the Paris Agreement.”
German Chancellor Angela Merkel later said the discussion they had on climate change had …