Potential options to reduce GHG emissions in Venezuela
The Government of Venezuela ratified the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in December, 1994. The Convention requires all parties to develop and publish national inventories of anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) as well as national plans to reduce or control emissions, taking into account their common but differentiated responsibilities and their specific national and regional development priorities, objectives, and circumstances. Within this context, the Ministry of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources and the Ministry of Energy and Mines developed the `Venezuelan Case-Study to Address Climate Change`. The study was initiated in October 1993, with the financial and technical assistance of the Government of United States, through the U.S. Country Studies Program (USCSP), and the Global Environment Facility (GEF), through the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
- Publication Date:
- OSTI Identifier:
- Report Number(s):
- LBNL--39686; CONF-9611151--
ON: DE97003750; TRN: 97:002478-0009
- Resource Type:
- Resource Relation:
- Conference: International workshop on greenhouse gas mitigation technologies and measures, Beijing (China), 12-15 Nov 1996; Other Information: PBD: ; Related Information: Is Part Of International workshop on greenhouse gas mitigation technologies and measures: Proceedings; PB: 630 p.
- Research Org:
- Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., CA (United States)
- Country of Publication:
- United States
- 29 ENERGY PLANNING AND POLICY; 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; GREENHOUSE GASES; MITIGATION; PLANNING; VENEZUELA; CLIMATIC CHANGE; ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
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