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Climate change

Climate Change Mitigation

Policies and Progress

Published on October 20, 2015

Also available in: French

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This report reviews trends and progress on climate change mitigation policies in 34 OECD countries and 10 partner economies (Brazil, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, India, Indonesia, Latvia, Lithuania, the Russian Federation and South Africa), as well as in the European Union. Together, these countries account for over 80% of global GHG emissions. It covers three areas: 1) mitigation targets and goals, 2) carbon pricing instruments (such as energy and carbon taxation, emissions trading systems, as well as support for fossil fuels) and 3) key domestic policy settings in the energy and other sectors (including renewable energy, power generation and transport, innovation and R&D, and mitigation policies in agriculture, forestry, industry and waste sectors). The report is accompanied by an online country profiles tool containing more detailed information.

SUMMARIESavailable in 25 languages

English Climate Change Mitigation (Summary in English)
French Atténuation du changement climatique
Spanish Mitigación del cambio climático
German Klimaschutz
Japanese 気候変動の緩和
Italian Mitigazione del cambiamento climatico
Chinese 减缓气候变化
Czech Zmírňování změny klimatu
Danish Indsatser for modvirkning af klimaændringer
Dutch Beperking van de klimaatverandering
Estonian Kliimamuutuste leevendamine
Finnish Ilmastonmuutoksen torjuminen
Greek Άμβλυνση της κλιματικής αλλαγής
Hebrew מיתון השינוי האקלימי
Hungarian A klímaváltozás mérséklése
Icelandic Að draga úr veðurfarsbreytingum
Korean 기후변화 완화
Norwegian Tiltak mot klimaendringer
Polish Łagodzenie zmian klimatu
Portuguese Mitigação das Alterações Climáticas
Russian Смягчение последствий изменения климата
Slovak Zmierňovanie zmeny klímy
Slovene Blaženje podnebnih sprememb
Swedish Åtgärder för att begränsa klimatförändringen
Turkish İklim Değişikliğini Hafifletme

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface
Foreword
Reader's guide
Abbreviations and acronyms
Executive summary
The state of play of climate change mitigation policies
Targets and goals for climate change mitigation
Carbon pricing
Policies in energy and other sectors
Individual country analysis: Methodology and results
Glossary
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