A guest at a meeting of finance ministers and central bank governors of the G20 nations in the Saudi capital. Photo: AFP A guest at a meeting of finance ministers and central bank governors of the G20 nations in the Saudi capital. Photo: AFP
A guest at a meeting of finance ministers and central bank governors of the G20 nations in the Saudi capital. Photo: AFP

Climate change gets first mention in G20 finance communique of Trump era

  • US officials have resisted naming climate change as an economic risk since Trump took office in 2017
  • Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin played down the importance of the language included

Topic |   US-China trade war
A guest at a meeting of finance ministers and central bank governors of the G20 nations in the Saudi capital. Photo: AFP A guest at a meeting of finance ministers and central bank governors of the G20 nations in the Saudi capital. Photo: AFP
A guest at a meeting of finance ministers and central bank governors of the G20 nations in the Saudi capital. Photo: AFP
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