Squaring the Circle of Mitigation Adequacy and Equity: Options and Perspectives

The report, produced for the German environmental protection agency Umweltbundesamt (UBA), evaluates available options for a variety of aspects around the differentiation of mitigation commitments. We find that for the level of participation, the selection of commitment types, and choice of effort-sharing approaches there is no silver bullet. A portfolio approach that incorporates multiple options may be most suited to ensure environmental effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and political feasibility.

Date Published
2014, July 01

Marion Vieweg, Wolfgang Sterk, Bill Hare, Markus Hagemann, Hanna Fekete

Umweltbundesamt (UBA)