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The performance of industrial sector voluntary climate programs: Climate Wise and 1605(b)

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2011

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Pizer, William A., Morgenstern, Richard, and Shih, Jhih-Shyang, 2011, The performance of industrial sector voluntary climate programs: Climate Wise and 1605(b): Energy Policy, v. 39, iss. 12, p. 7907-7916.

Summary

Corporate voluntary climate programs have had limited evaluation. The self-selection of participants—an essential element of such initiatives—poses challenges to researchers because the decision to participate may not be random and may be correlated with outcomes. This study aims to gage the environmental effectiveness of the industrial sector elements of two early voluntary climate change programs with established track records, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Climate Wise and the U.S. Department of Energy's Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Program (1605(b)). Particular attention is paid to the participation decision and how various assumptions affect estimates of program outcomes using propensity score matching [...]

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DOI WECC []
ISSN WECC 0301-4215

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