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Australia facing increasing pressure on climate as USA and China sign historic agreement | ABC News


Australia could be pushed to strengthen its 2030 emissions reduction targets by the end of next year if the draft COP26 agreement released by host the United Kingdom is agreed to at the end of the climate summit.

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Increased pressure has been made more likely by a surprise joint statement between the USA and China, the two countries saying the deal called for “enhanced climate action in the 2020s” using the 2015 Paris climate deal’s guidelines, including a new stronger emission cuts target in 2025.

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