G7 leaders agree to phase out fossil fuels G7, ″금세기에 화석연료 사용 끝내자″…

G7 leaders agree to phase out fossil fuels   G7, ″금세기에 화석연료 사용 끝내자″…


World leaders at the G7 Summit in Germany
have agreed that the world should end its reliance on fossil fuels within this century.
They also pledged to take action on a range of issues from the crisis in Ukraine to Islamic
extremism. To tells us more here′s our Son Jung-in.
Leaders of seven major world economies wrapped up their two-day summit on Monday with a
joint declaration that touched on a variety of global issues.
Their agreements on climate change have drawn the most attention; the leaders endorsed
a goal of zero carbon emissions worldwide by the year 2100.
Reuters - edit no. 1300 ″We have clearly said as the G7 that we
need binding rules at the heart of the climate agreement. The world does not have any binding
rules at the moment, and therefore, that must be a goal in Paris.″
Ahead of a United Nations climate meeting in France later this year, the G7 agreed
to limit the rise in global temperatures to two degrees Celsius compared to pre-industrial
levels and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by as much as 70 percent by 2050.
With regard to the crisis in Ukraine, the seven countries reiterated that sanctions
against Russia will remain in place until a ceasefire deal is fully respected. ″The G7 is making it clear that, if necessary,
we stand ready to impose additional significant sanctions against Russia.″
Talking about the strategy against Islamic State militants in Arab nations, Obama said
the international community is willing to do more to fight against terrorism and violent
extremism. The declaration also strongly condemned North
Korea for its continued development of nuclear and ballistic missile programs and for its
appalling human rights violations. Sohn Jung-in, Arirang News.

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