US promises "ambitious actions" in UN climate deal


July 15, 2010 Updated May 5, 2009 at 7:02 AM CDT

OSLO, May 5 (Reuters) - The United States promised on
Tuesday to take "ambitious actions" to fight global warming as
part of a new U.N. climate deal and urged a dramatic increase in
aid to help developing nations.

A submission to the United Nations outlining Washington's
ideas for a treaty due to be agreed in Copenhagen in December
also said that many nations should lay out greenhouse gas
targets until 2050 as well as mid-term 2020 goals.

"The United States is committed to reaching a strong
international agreement in Copenhagen based on both the robust
targets and ambitious actions that will be embodied in U.S.
domestic law," it said.
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