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Israeli Ministries Compose Plan to Fight Climate Change Days Before U.S. Summit

Israeli Ministries Compose Plan to Fight Climate Change Days Before U.S. Summit

Amid disagreements and lack of cooperation both ministries formulate a draft to radically reduce global warming only days before the Leaders Summit on Climate begins

The Environmental Protection Ministry and the National Infrastructure, Energy and Water Ministry put forward plans to drastically reduce greenhouse gases in Israel just days prior to a U.S. climate change summit.

On Monday, the Environmental Protection Ministry published a bill that would set an Israeli target of an 85 percent reduction in greenhouse gases by 2050. The bill, which was drafted in cooperation the Israel Union for Environmental Defense, would require the government to prepare an action plan to achieve this goal. However, the plan lacks important economic provisions due to disagreements with the Finance Ministry.

On Sunday amid lack of cooperation over the past several months, the National Infrastructure, Energy and Water Ministry presented its own plan. The plan calls for an 80 percent reduction in greenhouse gases from energy production by 2050.

The Environmental Protection Ministry and the National Infrastructure, Energy and Water Ministry put forward plans to drastically reduce greenhouse gases in Israel just days prior to a U.S. climate change summit.

On Monday, the Environmental Protection Ministry published a bill that would set an Israeli target of an 85 percent reduction in greenhouse gases by 2050. The bill, which was drafted in cooperation the Israel Union for Environmental Defense, would require the government to prepare an action plan to achieve this goal. However, the plan lacks important economic provisions due to disagreements with the Finance Ministry.

On Sunday amid lack of cooperation over the past several months, the National Infrastructure, Energy and Water Ministry presented its own plan. The plan calls for an 80 percent reduction in greenhouse gases from energy production by 2050.
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