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G20 To End Finance Support For Dirty Coal Plants By December-End: Report


G20 To End Finance Support For Dirty Coal Plants By December-End: Report

The G20 bloc, including US, India and China, accounts for 80% of global greenhouse gas emissions. (File)

Rome, Italy:

The world’s most advanced nations will stop financing “unabated” coal plants abroad by year’s end, G20 leaders wrote in a draft statement Sunday seen by AFP.

The G20 will “put an end to the provision of international public finance for new unabated coal power generation abroad by the end of 2021,” said the draft, referring to fossil fuels whose emissions have not gone through any filtering process.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)



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