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UNFCCC Secretariat Releases Australia’s and Japan’s Submissions on Consideration of Scale of Emission Reductions to be Achieved by Annex I Parties

30 March 2009: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released an addendum (FCCC/KP/AWG/2009/MISC.1/ADD.2) to document FCCC/KP/AWG/2009/MISC.1 on consideration of the scale of emission reductions to be achieved by Annex I Parties and of other relevant issues arising from the implementation of the work programme of the Ad Hoc Working Group on Further Commitments for Annex I Parties under the Kyoto Protocol.

The document consists of the submission from Australia on their national ambition and on economic cost as an indicator for comparable efforts, as well as a submission from Japan containing information on its considerations of quantified emission limitation and reduction commitments. [The Document]