Climate deal will live on, despite US blow: experts

President Barack Obama's 'Clean Power Plan' would require the power sector to cut carbon dioxide emissions by at least 32% compared to 2005 levels by the year 2030In freezing President Barack Obama’s plan to tackle carbon emissions, the US Supreme Court delivered a blow to a global climate deal – but experts say that US commitments to the deal will survive. Obama’s “Clean Power Plan” would require the power sector to cut carbon dioxide emissions by at least 32 percent compared to 2005 levels by the year 2030. “For a vulnerable country like India, it is important that the Paris Agreement leads to ever more ambitious actions by all countries,” said Navroz Dubash of the New Delhi-based Centre for Policy Research, referring to the global climate deal.

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