"G-20 Leaders Endorse Green Climate Fund, Marine Protection"

"CANNES, France -- The leaders of the G-20 group of major economies wrapped up their two-day annual meeting on Friday with promises to finance the fight against climate change through the Green Climate Fund, protect the marine environment from oil spills, and promote low-carbon development strategies.

In their joint Communique, the government leaders said, 'We are committed to promote sustainable development and green growth and to continue our efforts to face the challenge of climate change.'

'We are committed to the success of the upcoming Durban Conference on Climate Change on 28 November-9 December 2011,' said the leaders of the 20 countries responsible for 80 percent of the world's economy."

Environment News Service had the story November 7, 2011.

 

Source: ENS, 11/07/2011