Maine Climate Council


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When it comes to climate change, Maine has a lot on its plate.

The state is trying to reduce its carbon emissions to zero by the year 2029, and a new report from the Maine Climate Council finds that the state is on track to hit that goal on a scale not seen since the 1990s, the Portland Press Herald reports.

The report finds that the state is on track to cut its carbon emissions by 12% from 2005 levels by the year 2029, compared to 2005 levels.

The report also finds that the state is on track to hit its goal of reducing carbon emissions by 50% from 2005 levels by the year 2045, compared to 2005 levels.

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Paul LePage has signed off on the report's findings, which were presented at a meeting of the Maine Climate Council on Tuesday, the Portland Press Herald reports.

According to the report, the state is aiming to cut its carbon emissions by 12% from 2005 levels by the year 2029, compared to 2005 levels.

The report also found that the state is on track to hit its goal of reducing carbon emissions by 50% from 2005 levels by the year 2045, compared to 2005 levels.

The council's executive director tells the Press Herald that the report shows the state is "on the right track," Read the Entire Article


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