G7 nations agree to boost climate finance

By Elizabeth Piper and William Schomberg
Updated June 13 2021 - 5:55pm, first published 5:53pm
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson says developed nations have to move faster on climate change.

G7 leaders have agreed to raise their contributions to meet an overdue spending pledge of $US100 billion ($A130 billion) a year by rich countries to help poorer countries cut carbon emissions and cope with global warming, but only two nations offered firm promises of more cash.