"...The draft [climate] agreement today calls for global greenhouse-gas emission cuts of between 50% and 95% by 2050 compared with 1990 levels. Those targets apply to developed countries: The draft speaks of the developing world, including China, curbing emissions growth by 15% or 30% in the near term from what they would otherwise be—not compared to past levels..."
- SOURCE: Wall Street Journal (December 11, 2009). "Baseline Emissions, Cut Compared With When, Exactly?." View website.