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03.08.2021

Ukraine approves conditions for reduction of CO2 emissions to 35% by 2030

In accordance with the Renewed (second) National Defined Contribution to the Paris Climate Agreement, Ukraine has approved conditions for reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 from 35% of 1990 levels. This goal was approved by a resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine at an extraordinary meeting on July 30.

"The Cabinet of Ministers has approved the renewed nationally determined contribution of Ukraine to the Paris Agreement. Through decarbonisation and the development of RES, we intend to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 35% of 1990 levels. Ukraine is going hand in hand with the EU and the United States in the fight against climate change ", wrote the Prime Minister of Ukraine, Denis Shmygal on his Twitter page.

Ukraine's initial contribution to the Paris Agreement, adopted by the Cabinet of Ministers in September 2015, was aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions up to 40% by 2030, it means up to 60% from 1990 levels.

Source Energyreform

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