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THE LATEST: G-7 leaders strive to reach united stance on climate goals on summit's final day

  • From bottom clockwise, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande, British Prime Minister David Cameron, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, European Council President Donald Tusk, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and U.S. President Barack Obama attend the third working session at the G-7 summit  in Schloss Elmau hotel near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, southern Germany, Monday, June 8, 2015. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

    From bottom clockwise, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande, British Prime Minister David Cameron, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, European Council President Donald Tusk, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and U.S. President Barack Obama attend the third working session at the G-7 summit in Schloss Elmau hotel near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, southern Germany, Monday, June 8, 2015. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)  (The Associated Press)

  • Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister David Cameron, from left, arrive for a working meeting at the G-7 summit at  Schloss Elmau hotel near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, southern Germany,  Monday, June 8, 2015. (Michaela Rehle/Pool Photo via AP)

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister David Cameron, from left, arrive for a working meeting at the G-7 summit at Schloss Elmau hotel near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, southern Germany, Monday, June 8, 2015. (Michaela Rehle/Pool Photo via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • British Prime Minister David Cameron, French President Francois Hollande, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi,  EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, European Council President Donald Tusk, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and U.S. President Barack Obama look to the media prior to the third working session at the G-7 summit  in Schloss Elmau hotel near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, southern Germany, Monday, June 8, 2015. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

    British Prime Minister David Cameron, French President Francois Hollande, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, European Council President Donald Tusk, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and U.S. President Barack Obama look to the media prior to the third working session at the G-7 summit in Schloss Elmau hotel near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, southern Germany, Monday, June 8, 2015. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)  (The Associated Press)

10:45 a.m. (0845 GMT; 4:45 a.m. EDT)

Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies are searching for a common stance on climate change on the second and final day of their summit in southeastern Germany.

Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany is seeking agreement on eventually moving away from the use of carbon-based fossil fuels and an endorsement of goals to limit the long-term rise in global temperatures and provide financing to help countries deal with the impact of climate change. Her idea is to forge a united front going into a conference on climate change in Paris later this year.

Leaders at the annual meeting will also hold discussions Monday on combating terrorism. The G-7 consists of Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States.