Search Results: Climate

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Building Energy Rating

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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