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U.S. Set to Drag its Feet on Emissions Reduction?

12:24 AM MDT | July 7, 2009 | Alex Scott

The U.S. will fail to meet targets for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to be set out by G8 countries, according to a report by the BBC. Leaders of the G8 nations will set a target to reduce GHGs 80% by 2050, BBC says. The 80% reduction level has been identified as necessary if the world is to keep human-induced global warming to below 2C. Representative of G8 countries will meet to discuss climate change and other issues in a summit meeting at L'Aquila, Italy this Wednesday.   However, “American officials have privately told BBC News they just...

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