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Climate conservation proposals by big business in Japan are out of step with international efforts to curb global warming, Danish Minister for Climate and Energy Connie Hedegaard said Monday in Tokyo.

The government has come up with six numerical targets for 2020 on cutting the nation’s greenhouse gas emissions, ranging from a 4 percent increase to a 25 percent decrease from 1990 levels. Tokyo is expected to officially announce the midterm targets next month.

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