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Commentary Who is the world’s next leader on climate change?

Since President Donald Trump announced the U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement, the world has been looking towards other countries to pick up global leadership on climate change action. France recently announced that it plans to become the first country to phase out all oil and gas exploration and production by 2040, according to a draft bill. What does this signal for markets and other governments? Read Helena Wright's Newseek op-ed to find out more.

Briefing Paper Accelerating Coal Phase Out: The OECD Context

The latest E3G briefing paper tracks progress towards the coal phase out by G7 and OECD members. The UK, Canada, France, Finland, Alberta, Berlin and US states including California and New York have already made commitments to phase out coal. Other developed economies are also seeing their electricity markets shift away from coal power generation. Political commitments, like the recent announcement from British Prime Minister Theresa May and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau can help accelerate the coal transition further.

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