Norwegian archipelago Svalbard (previously known as Spitsbergen). (Photo: United Nations Photo)

Norway adopts EU climate goal, officials downplay Paris

Non-EU member Norway announced it would match the EU's climate targets on Wednesday (4 February), while two top figures in the climate negotiations downplayed expectations for this year's Paris meeting.

The Norwegian government announced that it would reduce greenhouse gas emissions, which lead to possibly catastrophic global warming, with 40 percent by 2030, compared to the 1990 level.


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