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Johnson to burnish green credentials with G7 biodiversity plea

22 days ago   |   By The Guardian

PM will announce extra aid amid Amazon fires crisis but critics dismiss it as a PR stunt Boris Johnson will call on his G7 colleagues to do more to combat mass extinctions as he seeks to strengthen his environmental credentials. Speaking in Biarritz, as discussion turns to the Amazon rainforest fires , the prime minister will call for more ambitious targets on biodiversity alongside measures to tackle the climate crisis, and reinforce the UK's bid to host the COP26 climate change summit, due to be held next year.
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