PSKOV, November 16. /TASS/. Russia intends to cut greenhouse gas emissions to 75% of 1990s level, Minister of Natural Resources Sergey Donskoy told TASS on Monday.
"Russia undertakes to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 75% of 1990s volume. Such a statement will be made in Paris at the UN conference on climate changes," the minister said.
Russia will urge conference participants to determine actual emission reduction targets. "We understand capabilities of all nations are different. However, it is critical everyone comprehends he is working for the common solution of a global program - to prevent growth of adverse impact on climate of the planet and identify movement towards transition to low-carbon or ‘green’ economy," Donskoy added.