Sustainable Development Committee (SDC)
Russian Federation


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Committee: Sustainable Development Committee Topic: Personal transportation as a significant contributor to climate change: Strive for more affordable and efficient alternatives. Presented by the delegate of the Russian Federation

Russian Federation believes that global warming and the increase in gas emissions is an urgent threat to the well-being of the world. It is the duty of every state to ensure a minimal level of emissions on local levels, and Russian Federation has taken steps in order to meet the standards set by the 1997 Kyoto Protocol. Since 1992, carbon dioxide emissions in Russian Federation have dropped 23%, and coal consumption emissions have dropped 25.5%.

However, emissions from Russian Federation still account for a very large percent of the emissions in the world. The Russian Federation ...