- Sixteen of the nation’s top environmental leaders tell Congress we must reduce
‘s “global warming emissions” by 15-20% below current levels by 2020. America
Climate Action Partnership — a coalition of environmental groups and corporations — proposes that greenhouse gas emissions reach 90-100% in 10 years, compared to what they are when a cap and trade bill is enacted. U.S.
- Six Western Governors sign the Western Climate Initiative, calling for greenhouse gas reductions of 15% below 2005 by 2020.
- The European Union sets its targets at 20% below 1990 emissions by 2020. But it’s willing to go to 30% if others do.
- Meeting in
a month ago, 1,000 delegates from 158 countries agree that industrialized nations should cut their greenhouse gas emissions 25-40% below 1990 levels by 2020. Vienna