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Year
1991

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Jochem, E., 1991, Reducing CO2 emissions - The west German plan: Energy Policy, v. March 1991, 8 p.

Summary

The Enqu~te-Commission on 'Preventive Measures to Protect the Earth's Atmosphere' of the German Bundestag has proposed a 30% reduction target for C02 emissions by the year 2005 for Germany, of 20-25% for the European Community and 5% worldwide, which would allow developing countries an increase in C02 emissions of 50%. The Enqu~te-Commission expects that one half of this reduction target could be achieved by more efficient energy-use (-17% on top of trend energy savings) and by modifications in consumer behaviour (-5%). This ambitious vision is not inconsistent with the available technical and theoretical potential for rational energy-use. The German Cabinet has taken up the issue and voted for a 25% reduction in COe emissions by 2005, [...]

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Jochem, E.

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