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Environmentalists: Australia's Emissions Plan Won’t Clear the Air

Australia on Tuesday announced targets for reductions in its greenhouse gas emissions but environmentalists and others quickly criticized the goal as woefully inadequate.   Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said his country, as part of a deal to be submitted to global climate talks in Paris in December, will strive to cut emissions 26 to 28 percent from levels a decade ago by the year 2030. “We've got to reduce our emissions but we've got to reduce our...

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