At COP21 Paris Climate Change Convention the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin stated that Russia managed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions due to economy modernization, introduction of energy efficient and clean technologies, which slowed down the process for at least a year.
“In terms of energy consumption rate decrease our country is one of the leaders – 33.4% for 2000-2012, while we plan to achieve another 13.5% reduction by 2020 due to the implementation of “Energy Efficiency and Development” program.”
“We have gone beyond the target fixed by the Kyoto Protocol for the period from 1991 to 2012. Russia not only prevented the growth of greenhouse gas emission, by also significantly reduced it,” Putin said.
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13:09 December 01, 2015