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Japan hikes target for emissions cuts to about 25 pct by 2030-media
Japan is considering cutting emissions of greenhouse gases by around 25 percent by 2030, up from an earlier target of about 20 percent, as its contribution to a global summit in Paris on climate change later this year, media reports said on Friday.
Reuters
 
US announces plans to reduce agricultural carbon emissions
Federal agricultural officials announced Thursday voluntary programs and initiatives for farmers, ranchers and foresters meant to build on President Barack Obama's efforts to combat global warming - and they don't require congressional approval.
AP
 
Canada will match other industrialized nations' CO2 cuts: PM
Canada will set a target for reducing greenhouse gas emissions that will be "similar" to those of other industrialized nations, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Thursday after the country published higher historical emissions data.
AFP
 
Donít judge Paris on level of carbon cuts, say top emitters
Leading economies donít think the success of a Paris climate change summit should simply be measured on the level of greenhouse gas cuts it manages to deliver. - See more at: http://www.rtcc.org/2015/04/23/dont-judge-paris-on-level-of-carbon-cuts-say-top-emitters/#sthash.1fAbEVg6.dpuf
RTCC
 
Success in Paris climate talks may require 'uniform voice' from business leaders, group says
A year-old initiative to mobilize the global business community around the risks and opportunities of climate change has entered a second phase, according to the nonprofit group BSR.
ClimateWire
 
Kerry, on eve of Arctic summit, calls for citizen pressure on climate change
Acknowledging that governments may not be moving fast enough to avert a climate disaster, Secretary of State John F. Kerry is pushing for a bigger role for cities, universities and other institutions in achieving rapid cuts in ≠greenhouse-gas emissions.
Washington Post
 
Addis and New York: Two key milestones on the way to a climate deal
Itís a big year for climate politics, and the attention of the international climate community is fixed on United Nations climate talks taking place in Paris this December, which aim to sign off a global deal on climate change.
Road to Paris
 
 
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