Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Outline of an Emissions Trading Scheme for Japan
Article from: OGEL 4 (2004), in Environment
Global climate change is one of the key challenges for energy and environmental policy. If global temperature rise is to be limited to a range where dangerous interference with ecosystems, societies and economies can be avoided, significant cuts in greenhouse gas emissions will be urgently needed during this century. Cutting greenhouse gas emissions is far from standard practice globally or in the industrialized countries. The Kyoto Protocol represents a milestone in global climate policy. For the first time a group of countries has agreed to reduce or limit their greenhouse gas ...