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Title
Quantified economy-wide emission reduction targets by developed country Parties to the Convention: assumptions, conditions, commonalities and differences in approaches and comparison of the level of emission reduction efforts. Technical paper.

Corporate Author
UNFCCC. Secretariat

Electronic version available
English
2307 kB

Abstract
This technical paper presents an overview of the quantified economy-wide emission reduction targets to be implemented by developed country Parties, as well as assumptions and conditions related to individual targets and associated assumptions and conditions related to the ambition of the pledges. It explores commonalities and differences of approaches to measure progress towards the achievement of economy-wide emission reduction targets and discusses the comparison of the emission reduction efforts. This paper is intended to facilitate understanding of these assumptions and conditions. The paper updates the information contained in document FCCC/TP/2011/1 and its updated version, document FCCC/TP/2012/2, and is based on submissions from Parties and their contributions to the workshops on assumptions and conditions related to the attainment of quantified economy-wide emission reduction targets by developed country Parties, which were held in Bangkok, Thailand, on 3 April 2011 and in Bonn, Germany, on 9 June 2011 and 17 May 2012

Notes
This document is available in English only

Document code
FCCC/TP/2012/5

Publisher
United Nations Office at Geneva
Place of Publication
Geneva (Switzerland)
Publication date
23/08/2012
Call number
Master copy

Keywords
commitments
comparative analysis
developed countries
emission reduction
global warming potential
global warming potential
LULUCF
market-based mechanism
mitigation


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