US commits to ambitious emissions cut by 2025

US commits to ambitious emissions cut by 2025

The US government formally committed itself on Tuesday to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 26 to 28 percent from 2005 levels by 2025, according to media reports.

Climate change: Russia sketches emissions cut of up to 30%

Climate change: Russia sketches emissions cut of up to 30%

Russia, moving ahead of a deadline for submitting pledges to tackle climate change has said it could cut its greenhouse-gas emissions by up to 30 per cent compared to 1990 levels, subject to conditions.

25% emissions cut makes economic sense: WWF

The analysis by Vivid Economics and Monash University found a small additional impact on gross domestic product (GDP) of 0.01 percent, and around 0.06 percent on gross national income.

Climate negotiations open, focus on emissions cuts

The conference is seeking ways to curb ever-rising emissions of climate-changing pollution, which scientists said last week have reached record levels of concentration in the atmosphere.

Japanese indus groups against specifying emissions cut target

9 Japanese industry groups have expressed their opposition to specifying the nation`s greenhouse gas emissions cut target.