AngelaMerkel is the current Chancellor of Germany and the head of the political party CDU in Germany. In addition to being the first female German Chanchellor, she is also considered by Forbes magazine to be the most powerful woman in the world.
As G7 leaders prepared to sit down for their second and final day of talks in Bavaria Monday... ...Greenpeace supporters beamed these messages to them on a nearby mountain. Once dubbed the "climate chancellor" -- Germany's Angela Merkel -- had vowed to make climate change a top priority. And by the summit's end, G7 leaders agreed to wean their economies off carbon fuels... ...and to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions by 40-70 percent by 2050, instead of by 2010.