At the end of the G7 summit, leaders cannot agree on a deadline to phase out the use of coal for electrical power.

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This story is published in a content partnership with POLITICO. It was originally reported by Karl Mathieson on politico.com on May 13, 2021. The wealthy democracies of the Group of Seven (G7) have not agreed on a timeline to end their use of coal for electrical power, he said. Sunday an official of the European Union. – leaving them without a firm commitment on a key climate issue at their annual summit. UK hosts, backed by the EU, had lobbied for a pledge to “phase out” coal in the 2030s, the official …