Kazakhstan aims to cut CO2 emissions as Paris summit nears

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View of Kazakhstan’s capital Astana. According to the official data, Kazakhstan’s emissions per person are twice as high as the world level. NEW EUROPE/KG

The Central Asian republic is looking to crack down on greenhouse gas emissions


ASTANA - The government of the Central Asian republic of Kazakhstan is looking to crack down on greenhouse gas emissions. That will affect all industrial enterprises, but mostly, the oil and gas, metallurgy, and electricity sectors.

2015 is poised to become a pivotal year in the world-wide fight against the greenhouse gases. In November-December this year, 125 countries will meet in Paris for the World Climate Summit with a goal to reach a consensus on developing a new agreement to contain th...


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