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What to Watch at Macron’s Climate Summit

  • French president aims to keep alive work to curb fossil fuels
  • Carbon prices and transparency on climate risks on the agenda
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What the U.S. Departure Means for the Paris Agreement
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French President Emmanuel Macron hosts at least four world leaders, three mayors and the governor of California at an event in Paris on Tuesday aimed at breathing life into the global fight against climate change.

Companies from the software developer Microsoft Corp. to insurer AXA SA are announcing initiatives to help rein in pollution, and investors will join Bank of England Governor Mark Carney in seeking greater disclosure of climate-related risks. The event marks the second anniversary of the landmark Paris Agreement, where almost 200 nations vowed to curb fossil fuel emissions.