SWITZERLAND WILL CUT EMISSIONS TO ZERO
WNN - The Swiss government has announced it will cut its greenhouse gas emissions to a net-zero level by 2050. According to Swiss government statistics, about 60% of Switzerland's electricity generation comes from renewable sources, most of it from hydro (56.6%). Nuclear contributes about 37.6% and about 2.5% comes from fossil fuels.
Under the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, Switzerland had undertaken to halve its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 compared with 1990 levels. Now, based on new scientific findings published by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the Federal Council decided at its meeting…
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