Climate change committee wants 60% carbon reduction by 2030

December 2010
ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Dec2010, Issue 431, p12
The article reports on the Committee on Climate Change's (CCC) call for a 60 percent greenhouse gas emission reduction target in Great Britain by 2030. According to CCC, a 60 percent indicative carbon reduction target for 2030 relative to 1990 is needed to ensure that the country will achieve its 80 percent reduction target by 2050. CCC also pointed that the economic cost of the target should not exceed one percent of the country's annual gross domestic product (GDP).


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