MEDIA-Australia drops plan to use Kyoto credits to meet Paris climate target-SMH

by Reuters
Saturday, 5 December 2020 05:14 GMT

MELBOURNE, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Scott Morrison will tell world leaders that Australia has abandoned a longstanding plan to use Kyoto carryover credits to achieve its emissions reduction targets, Australia's Sydney Morning Herald reported on Saturday.

The decision to drop the controversial Kyoto credits will be announced at a Dec. 12 summit convened by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, according to the report, which did not cite sources.

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(Reporting by Melanie Burton; Editing by William Mallard)

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