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Global emission cuts yield ‘nothing without US participation’

Jakarta Post: As Indonesia has pledged to cut emissions, it is committed to convincing developed countries to follow suit during the next UN climate change conference later this month. Rachmat Witoelar, head of the National Council on Climate Change (DNPI) and chief negotiator for Indonesia, said that his team would appeal to developed countries to fulfill their commitment and encourage developing countries to cut emissions as much as possible. “Indonesia started the initiative by declaring a 26 percent...