Defense Secretary Ash Carter, accompanied by Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford, said a propo...

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2025 carbon cutting goal off trackWASHINGTON – Unless it does more, the United States probably will fall short of goals set under last year's Paris agreement to dramatically reduce emissions of heat-trapping gases, according to a new study.

The U.S. pledged to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions in 2025 by 26 to 28 percent below 2005 levels. But taking into account current efforts by state and local governments, the nation will only reach about four-fifths of that goal,...

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