G-7 Leaders Poised to Turn Spotlight on Climate Finance (1)

June 11, 2021, 3:01 AM

The world’s richest governments are under mounting pressure to help poor countries fight climate change. At the Group of Seven summit in the U.K., they’ll get a fresh chance to do something about it.

Leaders of the G-7, including U.S. President Joe Biden and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, are meeting in Cornwall, England through Sunday. On the agenda is a discussion of how to help finance a shift to cleaner energy in low-income countries.

Observers are looking for a pledge from the group to steer the recovery from the pandemic in a greener, fairer direction. A draft document seen ...

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