Singapore to pledge 16% cut in emissions

Updated On: Dec 03, 2009

Singapore will head to the global talks in Copenhagen next weekend with a pledge to cut carbon dioxide emissions by 16% versus projected business-as-usual levels by 2020.

Singapore, together with South Korea, is classified as a developing country under the Kyoto Protocol, and therefore has no targets to cut emissions between 2008 and 2012.

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Source: Reuters, "Singapore to pledge 16% cut in emissions," December 2, 2009, http://www.reuters.com/article/companyNewsAndPR/idUSSP25750220091203

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