Saturday, 5 November 2016

Pre-2020 action by countries

Under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, developed and developing countries collaborate and come together to mitigate and adapt to climate impacts resulting from anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions. In that context, this webpage compiles and highlights the policies and actions all countries are currently taking to address climate change, as well as planned efforts up to the year 2020.

Pre-2020 action by countries

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India communicated that it will endeavour to reduce the emissions intensity of its GDP by 20-25 per cent by 2020 compared with the 2005 level. It added that emissions from the agriculture sector would not form part of the assessment of its emissions intensity.
India stated that the proposed domestic actions are voluntary in nature and will not have a legally binding character. It added that these actions will be implemented in accordance with the provisions of relevant national legislation and policies, as well as the principles and provisions of the Convention, in particular Article 4, paragraph 7. Finally, it added that this information has been communicated in accordance with the provisions of Article 12, paragraphs 1(b) and 4, and Article 10, paragraph 2(a), of the Convention.

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