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Integrating emissions transfers into policy-making

Abstract:

Net emissions transfers via international trade from developing to developed countries have increased fourfold in the past two decades - from 0.4 GtCO 2 in 1990 to 1.6 GtCO 2 in 2008. Consumption of goods and services in developed countries is one of the main driving forces of those emissions transfers. Therefore several proposals have been made to assign the responsibility for those emissions to the beneficiary, that is, to the consumer. Although consumption-based analyses have become popula...

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10.1038/nclimate2102

Authors


Springmann, M More by this author
Publisher:
Nature Publishing Group
Journal:
Nature Climate Change
Volume:
4
Issue:
3
Pages:
177-181
Publication date:
2014
DOI:
EISSN:
1758-6798
ISSN:
1758-678X
URN:
uuid:a70fb98a-c3a3-4b58-ad27-bd7c86094ae4
Source identifiers:
447489
Local pid:
pubs:447489
Language:
English

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