Country:Australia
Year:2002
Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2002
Policy Type:Policy Support
Agency:Australian Greenhouse Office (AGO)
URL:http://www.climatechange.gov.au/international/partnerships/cap.html
Renewable Energy Description:

The Australia - USA Climate Action Partnership (CAP) aims to foster the exchange of scientific expertise, technology and innovation between government, businesses and scientists of the two countries, in the field of climate change mitigation and greenhouse emissions abatement.The initial work programme for the CAP was announced in Washington by the Australian Minister for the Environment and Heritage and US Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs, in 2002. The work programme includes 19 projects under six areas of co-operation.The key areas of focus for the initial work programme are:|Climate Change Science and Monitoring.|Stationary Energy Technologies.|Engaging with Business - Technology Development;|Engagement with Business - Policies, Tools and Approaches.|Collaboration with Developing Countries to Build Capacity to deal with Climate Change.|Greenhouse Accounting in the Forestry and Agriculture Sector.

Climate Change Description:

The Australia - USA Climate Action Partnership (CAP) aims to foster the exchange of scientific expertise, technology and innovation between government, businesses and scientists of the two countries, in the field of climate change mitigation and greenhouse emissions abatement.The initial work program for the CAP was announced in Washington by the Australian Minister for the Environment and Heritage and US Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs, on 9 July 2002. The work program includes 19 projects under six areas of cooperation.The key areas of focus for the initial work program are:- Climate Change Science and Monitoring;- Stationary Energy Technologies;- Engaging with Business - Technology Development;- Engagement with Business - Policies, Tools and Approaches;- Collaboration with Developing Countries to Build Capacity to deal with Climate Change; and- Greenhouse Accounting in the Forestry and Agriculture Sector.Elaboration of a longer term program of work under the CAP will be considered during 2002-2003. This will be undertaken in the context of activity already occurring and the criteria used to identify projects for the initial work program.

Related policies:International Climate Change Policy

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