After much wrangling, the Group of 20 major economies on Saturday agreed to disagree on fighting climate change, with the United States dissenting from a commitment to carry out the 2015 Paris climate change agreement. In a communique at the end of a two-day summit in Japan’s western city of Osaka, the group said “signatories to the Paris Agreement” reaffirmed their commitment to its full implementation, referring to the 19 members aside from the United States.
By Agence France-Presse. NDTV. June 30, 2019.