Australia to miss Paris target by a billion tonnes of CO2e without new policies -govt report

Published 05:25 on December 22, 2016  /  Last updated at 22:16 on December 22, 2016  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

Australia is on track to miss its carbon emissions target under the Paris Agreement by as much as a billion tonnes of CO2e cumulatively over the 2020s, the government said Thursday, drawing renewed attention to its climate policies and refusal to consider a carbon trading mechanism.

Australia is on track to miss its carbon emissions target under the Paris Agreement by as much as a billion tonnes of CO2e cumulatively over the 2020s, the government said Thursday, drawing renewed attention to its climate policies and refusal to consider a carbon trading mechanism.

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