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Sectoral Approaches to GHG Mitigation: Scenarios for Integration

Sectoral Approaches to GHG Mitigation: Scenarios for Integration
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Edition: 2006
77 pages


This paper offers a preliminary analysis of several scenarios for integration of sectoral approaches in international and national climate policy.

We consider four broad types of sectoral approaches:

• A global action, i.e. a unilateral move by industry to foster GHG improvements
• A global agreement between industry and Parties to the UNFCCC
• A series of national policies targeting a sector, with some intergovernmental co-ordination
• A sectoral crediting mechanism whereby reductions recorded at a sector level may be eligible for emission credits