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Delay Has Raised US Cost of GHG Reductions

October 6th, 2011 | by Susan Kraemer

In an update of world climate greenhouse gas reductions in Panama this week, international reduction targets and pledges of individual countries were tallied to assess global chances of staying within the climate levels deemed safe. For the US, the news was not good. The US pledge at Copenhagen, coming from the success in the House of the climate legislation needed to effect this, was for a 17% reduction below 2005 levels.

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