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With less than five months to go until a key international climate change conference, leaders of the Group of Seven industrialized nations pledged Sunday to stop financing new coal plants beyond their borders by the end of this year.

“G7 countries account for 20% of global carbon emissions and we were clear this weekend that action has to start with us,” U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said at the end of the summit in Cornwall, England, on Sunday.

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