All Policy Measures

30 items found

Solid Fuel Regulation

The ban on the marketing, sale and distribution of bituminous fuel (or ‘smoky coal ban’) was first introduced in Dublin…

Air | Non-Technical Option | Specific Example


Building Energy Rating

From January 1st, 2009, a Building Energy Rating (BER) certificate became compulsory for all homes being sold or offered for…

Climate | Climate & Air | Energy | Non-Technical Option | Specific Example


Voluntary Carbon Standards

A 2010 report by the World Bank (2010) valued the global carbon market at $143 billion in 2009. Within the…

Agriculture | Climate | Energy | Land Use | Transport | Waste | Non-Technical Option | Generic Example


Beijing New Car Licence Registration System

On the 24th of December 2010 the Beijing municipal government introduced a new lottery system for the allocation of car…

Climate & Air | Transport | Non-Technical Option | Specific Example


Domestic Offset Schemes

Climate change is the headline environmental issue of our day. The policy responses take a variety of forms both voluntary…

Climate | Energy | Land Use | Other | Transport | Waste | Technical Option | Non-Technical Option | Generic Example


CNG Buses

Buses are one of the most cost-effective forms of public transport and play an integral role in the public transport…

Climate & Air | Transport | Technical Option | Generic Example


Carbon Capture and Storage

Carbon capture and storage (CCS), or Carbon capture and sequestration, is a measure for mitigating the emission contribution of the…

Climate | Technical Option | Generic Example


European Sulphur Directives - Low sulphur fuel

Sulphur is naturally present in small quantities in liquid and solid fuels. However, since the introduction of the Directive relating…

Air | Energy | Transport | Technical Option | Specific Example


Covered outdoor storage of manure

Covered outdoor storage of manure is a technical option available for liquid slurry systems and has the potential for reducing…

Agriculture | Technical Option | Generic Example


Low Ammonia Application

There are several techniques available to reduce the amount of NH3 emissions during and after application of manure to arable…

Agriculture | Technical Option | Generic Example