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HALFWAY TO PARIS: HOW THE WORLD IS TRACKING ON CLIMATE CHANGE  #Auspol

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Key Findings

1. The world is stepping up action on climate change, with Australia’s major allies and trading partners setting strong emissions reduction targets.

The United States aims to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 26-28% below its 2005 level in 2025 setting a path towards deep, economy-wide emission reductions of 80% or more by 2050.

The European Union has a reduction target of 40% by 2030 relative to 1990 levels.

By 2030, China aims to lower carbon dioxide emissions per unit of GDP by 60% to 65% from the 2005 level, and the world’s largest emitter aims to peak its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, possibly earlier.

Australia is expected to submit its emissions reduction target by mid-2015.
2. Australia is a crucial global climate change player.

Australia is one of the largest emitters per capita and the 13th largest greenhouse gas emitter in…

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August 13, 2015 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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