The Group of 7 world leaders pledged over the weekend to protect the planet by supporting a “green revolution” to create jobs, reduce emissions and limit the rise in global temperatures.
The G7, as it is better known, consists of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK and the United States. The seven countries in 2020 were the wealthiest and most advanced economies in the world, according to the International Monetary Fund.

In his first overseas foray since taking office, President Biden joined the world leaders at a summit in Cornwall, England. The leaders of Australia, India, South Korea and South Africa also joined the group. 

The White House, in issuing the official communique on Sunday, said the G7 was “determined to beat Covid-19 and build back better.” A...