The Swedish campaigner’s brief address electrified the start of a summit aimed at mobilising government and business to break international paralysis over carbon emissions.
Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest rose for the fourth straight month in August from a year earlier, according to preliminary government data released on Friday.
The United Nations Secretary General has told the G7 Summit in France that the globe is facing a climate emergency just as world leaders there agreed to provide logistical and financial support to help fight devastating fires in the Amazon rainforest.
United States President Donald Trump appeared to leave a window open for diplomacy with Iran on Monday after French President Emmanuel Macron flew in Iran’s foreign minister to a G7 summit in an effort to reduce US-Iranian tensions.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has arrived in Biarritz, France, to participate in the G7 Summit that is focused on the elimination of inequalities of various kinds globally.