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Australia pledges 26% emissions cut by 2030

Source: Economic Times, Date: August , 2015

Australia plans to reduce carbon emissions by at least 26 percent from 2005 levels by 2030, Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced Tuesday, but environmentalists said the target fell well short of what was needed to tackle global warming. Abbott said his conservative government's target was "fairly in the middle" of those made by comparable economies which will be taken to an upcoming global climate conference in Paris. "We have come to the position our2030 emissions reduction target will be in the range of 26 to 28 percent," Abbott told reporters in Canberra.

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