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Pope Lends Weight to G-7 Push to Bind Trump to Climate Deal

  • G-7 leaders await Trump decision on emission cuts this weekend
  • Francis has called for urgent action to protect environment
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Pope Francis and President Trump met face to face at the Vatican for the first time, at Trump's request. Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli and Alessandro Migliaccio report on 'Bloomberg Markets.' (Source: Bloomberg)

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Pope Francis joined an international chorus urging Donald Trump to meet U.S. commitments on climate change in talks at the Vatican Wednesday.

Francis gave the U.S. president a copy of his 2015 encyclical calling for urgent, drastic cuts in fossil-fuel emissions after a half-hour meeting in his private study.