Emission Reduction Target

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An emission reduction objective that entities aim to reach within a given time frame. Emission Reduction Targets are a key component of GHG reduction and Climate Change mitigation initiatives, such as the Paris Agreement. Targets are set by taking a variety of factors into account, including past and present Emissions rates, projected future Emissions, and relative Emissions compared with those of similar entities.


European Commission: Effort sharing: Member States' emission targets