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FCCC/SBSTA/2012/INF.2

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Report on the workshop on common metrics to calculate the carbon dioxide equivalence of greenhouse gases. Note by the secretariat.

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This report provides a summary of the workshop on common metrics to calculate the carbon dioxide equivalence of greenhouse gases, which was held on 3 and 4 April 2012 in Bonn, Germany. At the workshop, participants from Parties and the scientific community shared information and their views on four topics: uncertainties; new and refined areas or metrics; policy goals; and the relationship between policy frameworks and metrics. In addition, representatives of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group I and Working Group III provided information on the status of the work on metrics that the IPCC is developing under the Fifth Assessment Report of the IPCC

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Item 10(e) of the provisional agenda

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Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA), Thirty-sixth session, 14-25 May 2012, Bonn, Germany

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meeting papers

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United Nations Office at Geneva | Geneva (Switzerland) | 08/05/2012