Search Results: Non-Technical Option

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Solid Fuel Regulation

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

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


Beijing New Car Licence Registration System

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

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


Transit Oriented Development & Development Oriented Transport

Transit Oriented Development & Development Oriented Transport

Transit (i.e. public transport) Oriented Development (TOD) and Development Oriented Transit (DOT) are two policy measures which complement one another.…

Land Use | Transport | Non-Technical Option | Generic Example


Cycle-to-work scheme

Cycle-to-work scheme

The cycle-to-work scheme was introduced in Ireland in January 2009, with the aim of increasing the share of cyclists during…

Transport | Non-Technical Option | Specific Example


Bike Rental Scheme

Bike Rental Scheme

This scheme was introduced in Ireland in September 2009, whereby a number of rental bicycles were placed at designated stands…

Climate & Air | Transport | Non-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


European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS)

European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS)

On the 1st of January 2005 the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) came into operation. The EU ETS…

Energy | Non-Technical Option | Specific Example