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G7 Summit

G7 Leaders Commit to Cut Near-Term Warming by Reducing HFCs, Other Super Pollutants

Durwood Zaelke | Posted 06.01.2016 | Green
Durwood Zaelke

In their May 27th declaration, the leaders of the G7 commit for the first time to cutting near-term warming by phasing down short-lived super pollutants black carbon, methane, and HFCs.

Obama: Trump More Interested In 'Tweets And Headlines' Than Keeping America Safe

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 05.27.2016 | Politics

U.S. President Barack Obama addressed global concerns about Donald Trump during one of the year's most prominent diplomatic events: the G7 summit. Th...

Messy Monday Markets - G7 Fails to Clean Up Currency Woes

Phil Davis | Posted 05.23.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

F is for Failure. It's also for Finance Ministers and F is also the grade they got at this weekend's G7 meeting after failing to accomplish anyth...

World Leaders Must Continue to Act to End Preventable Deaths

Mark Shriver | Posted 06.11.2016 | Impact
Mark Shriver

The G7 summit was a key moment for leaders to take decisive action to end millions of preventable maternal and child deaths by 2030. We can reach this ambitious goal, but only if leaders make bold political and financial commitments to ending preventable maternal, newborn and child deaths for good.

Resource Efficiency -- The Underestimated Topic of the G7 Summit

Cherno Jobatey | Posted 06.08.2016 | World
Cherno Jobatey

The old disparity between Old Economy and Green Economy must be addressed. What will the future look like once we have faced the challenges of dwindling resources?

Obama Faces New Dynamic With Europe At G7 Summit

Reuters | Posted 06.08.2015 | Politics

By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON, June 6 (Reuters) - When President Barack Obama attends the Group of Seven summit in Germany on Sunday, he will join fello...

G7: Coffee with Angela Merkel

Fernando Morales-de la Cruz | Posted 06.01.2016 | Impact
Fernando Morales-de la Cruz

Fernando Morales-de la Cruz, Founder CAFÉ FOR CHANGE, asks: Madam Chancellor, how many cents of every cup of coffee you will serve at the G7 summit will help eradicate poverty in coffee growing regions?

The Business Case for Low Carbon Growth

Paul Polman | Posted 06.01.2016 | Green
Paul Polman

Earlier this month some two thousand business leaders, representing over six million companies, convened in Paris at the Business and Climate Summit.

Climate-risk Resilience Must Become New Compass for G7 States' Foreign Policy

Dennis Tänzler | Posted 06.20.2015 | Green
Dennis Tänzler

The G7 Foreign Ministers can take a leading role in avoiding the increased weakening and even total collapse of states and societies threatened by fragility challenges. As evidence demonstrates, one does not need to reinvent the wheel for this.

6 Things To Watch In The World This Week

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 03.24.2014 | World

1. World Leaders Meet In The Netherlands Over fifty world leaders will convene in The Hague this Monday and Tuesday to discuss ways to prevent nuc...

UPDATE: Japanese Finance Minister Resigns After Appearing Drunk At Summit (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Jessica Gusman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UPDATE 2/17: Reuters reports: Japanese Finance Minister Shoichi Nakagawa said on Tuesday he would resign after being forced to deny he was drunk...

World Finance Chiefs: "Severe" Downturn Will Persist

Bloomberg | Simon Kennedy and Sandrine Rastello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Group of Seven finance chiefs vowed to tackle a "severe" economic downturn that will persist for most of 2009 without spelling out new steps to do so....