Search Results: Climate

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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


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


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


Vehicle CO2 efficiency standards

Although there are no technical mobile abatement options for CO2 emissions, there are efficiency standards for CO2. European legislation is…

Climate | Transport | Technical Option | Specific Example


Road Tax & Vehicle Registration Tax (VRT)

National governments can design or amend existing motor tax systems and vehicle registration taxes such that the tax paid more…

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


Carbon Tax

The aim of a carbon tax is to reduce carbon emissions. A carbon tax seeks to incorporate the cost of…

Climate | Energy | Non-Technical Option | Generic Example