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Donald ‘I’m an environmentalist’ Trump skips G7 climate meeting

World leaders met in France on Monday, August 26, 2019, to discuss some of the most pressing issues of our time: climate change, biodiversity, and warming oceans. The members of the G-7 — the world’s richest nations — walked away from that meeting with a plan to release $20 million in aid to the countries battling historic blazes in the Amazon. But one leader was notably absent: Donald Trump.