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Greenhouse Gas Indicators: A Helpful Tool For Policy Making In The Greenhouse Effect Era

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/AIR930261

Volume

1

Pages

8

Published

1993

Size

863 kb

Author(s)

G. Vialetto, M. Venanzi & D. Gaudioso

Abstract

Greenhouse gas indicators: a helpful tool for policy making in the greenhouse effect era G. Vialetto, M. Venanzi, D. Gaudioso ENEA - Italian National Agency for New Technology Energy and Environment, Environment Department, Via Anguillarese 301, 00060 S.M. di Galeria (Roma), Italy ABSTRACT Environmental quality indicators increasingly appear a fundamental tool for environmental policy. Among these indicators, greenhouse gas indicators seem particularly suitable to help the negotiating process on the climate change. In fact, the recent developments of the International Convention on the protection of the global climate, one of the focus points of the UNCED '92 conference of Rio, have led the international debate towards the needs of limiting the greenhouse gas emissions, which are considered the most important agents of potential climatic changes. In particular, the introduction of greenhouse gas indicators may help both the definition of the reduction targets of emi

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