African Climate Summit Issues Unanimous Call for World Leaders to Support Global Tax on Fossil Fuels

Kenya's President William Ruto, flanked by African leaders, addresses the media after the close of the Africa Climate Summit (ACS) 2023 at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) in Nairobi, Kenya, September 6, 2023. REUTERS/Monicah Mwangi

A delegate walk in front of a mural outside the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) in Nairobi, Kenya Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2023, during the Africa Climate Summit. The summit’s opening speeches included clear calls to reform the global financial structures that have left African nations paying about five times more to borrow money than others, worsening the debt crisis for many.

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