Finance ministers’ climate group speeds up work as urgency increases

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By Jon Hay
14 Apr 2021

The US, Japan, Malaysia and South Korea have joined the Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action, the collaborative group striving to reshape economic policy-making for the battle against global warming.

The new members are an important boost for the group, which is still defining a role for itself. Together with Belgium, Burkina Faso, Kyrgyzstan and Rwanda, which also joined last week, the Coalition now comprises 60 countries, producing 63% of global GDP.

“It is important because the US ...

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