30 Sep '15, 11pm

UN sees over 30 national climate action plans submitted in just three days

UN sees over 30 national climate action plans submitted in just three days

The number of official national climate action plans submitted ahead of this December's Paris Climate Summit smashed through the 100 mark this week, as the UN's climate change secretariat received a flurry of new Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) from national governments. Over 30 INDCs have been submitted this week, after Brazil on Monday became the latest major economy to publish a climate action plan, pledging to cut emissions by 37 per cent against 2005 levels by 2025, climbing to a 43 per cent reduction by 2030. FURTHER READING UK government backs African 'solar energy revolution' France ups climate finance pledge to €5bn The announcement was followed by a surge of new INDCs from Latin American, African, Middle Eastern, and island states, including Peru, Uruguay, Chile, Congo, Namibia, Mali, Burkina Faso, Israel, Lebanon, Vanuatu and the Solomon Isl...

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