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Tuesday, 01 December 2015 14:00

Countries should work out low emission strategies

“Climate change is a global challenge, so what is needed is to look for a consensus, without imposing the interests of one group of countries to the detriment of others as well as avoiding violations of international legal norms and regulations,” said the Special Envoy for Climate of the Russian President Alexander Bedritsky at the 21st United Nations climate conference in Paris (France, November 30 - December 11, 2015), Caspian Energy News (www.caspianenergy.net) reports with reference to the press service of the President of the Russian Federation.

According to him, the Russian Federation proceeds from the fact that the conference’s main ambition is a new comprehensive agreement to 2020 onwards.

He said that the Russian Federation supports as a long-term collective goal of a future agreement to keep global temperature rise within 2°C.

In the context of climate talks Russia presented its options for potential liabilities of a new climate agreement: to keep anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gases at a level of 70-75% of the 1990 levels by 2030, provided the greatest possible account of the role of forests and their significance for climate change mitigation and adaptation to them. 

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