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Algeria vows to cut emissions by seven per cent by 2030

Oil-rich nation also commits to generating 27 per cent of its electricity from renewable sources

The Bay of Algiers, in Algeria, by night
Algeria is becoming increasingly vulnerable to the effects of climate change • Photograph: Toufik Lerari

Algeria has become the latest country to unveil its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction target, after filing its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) ahead of December’s Paris Climate Summit.

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