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Title: Summary for Policymakers IPCC Fourth Assessment Report, WorkingGroup III

A. Introduction 1. The Working Group III contribution to theIPCC Fourth Assessment Report (AR4) focuses on new literature on thescientific, technological, environmental, economic and social aspects ofmitigation of climate change, published since the IPCC Third AssessmentReport (TAR) and the Special Reports on COB2B Capture and Storage (SRCCS)and on Safeguarding the Ozone Layer and the Global Climate System (SROC).The following summary is organised into six sections after thisintroduction: - Greenhouse gas (GHG) emission trends, - Mitigation in theshort and medium term, across different economic sectors (until 2030), -Mitigation in the long-term (beyond 2030), - Policies, measures andinstruments to mitigate climate change, - Sustainable development andclimate change mitigation, - Gaps in knowledge. References to thecorresponding chapter sections are indicated at each paragraph in squarebrackets. An explanation of terms, acronyms and chemical symbols used inthis SPM can be found in the glossary to the main report.
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R&D Project: ED0101; TRN: US200723%%567
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Conference: 9th Session of Working Group III of the IPCC,Bangkik, Thailand, Apr. 30-May 4, 2007
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United States
32; 29; 54; CLIMATES; ECONOMICS; GREENHOUSE GASES; MITIGATION; OZONE LAYER; STORAGE; SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT; TAR greenhouse gas (GHG) emission trends, Short term Mitigation,medium term mitigation,