Carbon Emission Policies in Key Economies

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This research report was released on 9 June 2011. Errata have been issued with this report.

Appendices D to Pare only available from this web page and are not included in the printed copy.

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Contents

  • Preliminaries
    Cover, Copyright, Foreword, Terms of reference, Contents and Abbreviations
  • Overview - including key points
  • Chapter 1 Introduction
    1.1 The Commission's task in brief
    1.2 Background to the study
    1.3 Scope of the study
    1.4 Conduct of the study
  • Chapter 2 Emissions-reduction policies
    2.1 Approach
    2.2 Cross-sectoral policy measures
    2.3 Policy measures specific to electricity generation
    2.4 Policy measures specific to transport
    2.5 Forestry and agriculture
    2.6 Energy efficiency
  • Chapter 3 Methodology
    3.1 How emissions-reduction policies work
    3.2 Measurement issues
    3.3 Adding it up
  • Chapter 4 The electricity generation sector
    4.1 Reducing emissions from electricity generation
    4.2 Subsidy equivalents and abatement compared
    4.3 Results for each country
    4.4 Demand-side abatement
  • Chapter 5 The road transport sector
    5.1 Reducing emissions from road transport
    5.2 Supply-side results
    5.3 Demand-side results
  • Chapter 6 Conclusions and implications
    6.1 Recapping on the Commission's approach
    6.2 Some key results
    6.3 Implications for 'effort'?
    6.4 Implications for competitiveness?
  • Appendix A Study participants
  • Appendix B Policies selected for analysis
  • Appendix C Energy efficiency policies
  • References

Please note: Appendices D to P are only available from this web page and are not included in the printed copy.

  • Appendix D Australia's electricity generation sector
  • Appendix E China's electricity generation sector
  • Appendix F Germany's electricity generation sector
  • Appendix G Japan's electricity generation sector
  • Appendix H New Zealand's electricity generation sector
  • Appendix I South Korea's electricity generation sector
  • Appendix J The United Kingdom's elecricity generation sector
  • Appendix K The United States' electricity generation sector
  • Appendix L Demand-side analysis for electricity
  • Appendix M Road transport fuels
  • Appendix N Supply-side analysis for road transport
  • Appendix O Demand-side analysis for road transport
  • Appendix P Country stocktake

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