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Russia Considers Unveiling 2060 Net-Zero Goal at COP26 Talks (1)

Oct. 6, 2021, 5:27 PM

Russia could come to global climate talks in Glasgow, Scotland, in November with a 2060 goal of carbon neutrality, marking a reversal in President Vladimir Putin’s stance on climate change.

Such a plan is under consideration in the Kremlin, said a person familiar with situation who asked not to be named discussing information that isn’t public. Russia is also weighing a pledge to cut net carbon dioxide emissions by 79% from 2019 to 2050, according to a draft document seen by Bloomberg News.

Kommersant newspaper reported on discussions earlier Wednesday.

Russia, one of the world’s leading producers of ...

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