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Germany Pushes for G-7 Reversal on Fossil Fuels in Climate Blow

  • Europe faces energy fallout from Russia’s war in Ukraine
  • Pledge to end public financing of such fuels came recently
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Germany is pushing for Group of Seven nations to walk back a commitment that would halt the financing of overseas fossil fuel projects by the end of the year, according to people familiar with the matter. That would be a major reversal on tackling climate change as Russia’s war in Ukraine upends access to energy supplies.