Policy-Based Commitments in a Post-2012 Climate Framework
Prepared for the Pew Center on Global Climate Change
Joanna Lewis and Elliot Diringer, Pew Center on Global Climate Change
This paper elaborates on the concept of policy-based commitments as one component of a post-2012 climate framework. As conceived here, the policy-based approach would be an avenue for developing countries in particular to put forward national policies of their choosing as contributions to the global climate effort. These policies could vary widely in scope and form, from economy-wide energy efficiency goals to sector-specific standards or reforms.
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