Japan reverses 'unfeasible' 2020 CO2 targets
The Japanese government has announced it will not cut carbon emissions on 1990 levels by 2020, as Canadian government praises Australian PM's attempt to repeal carbon taxAs representatives from UN governments meet in Poland to begin negotiations on a successor to the Kyoto agreement, three of the world’s major economies have signaled they are reining back on ambitions
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