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Cut emissions to zero by 2070: UN body

Source: The Times of India, Date: November , 2014

Setting stringent targets for emission cuts for the world, a UN body wants countries across the globe to collectively cut carbon emission to zero (achieve carbon neutrality) by 2070 and bring down emissions to net zero for all greenhouse gases, including methane, nitrous oxide and climate damaging refrigerant HFC, by 2100.

The timeline for desired emission cut was suggested by the
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in its annual emission gap report, released in Washington on Wednesday.

The report wants the nations to follow the timeline diligently so that the world can contain temperature rise under the level considered disastrous.

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http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/environment/global-warming/Cut-emissions-to-zero-by-2070-UN-body/articleshow/45224894.cms

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