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Energy emissions (Energy)

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Interpretation of theme:
Is item of theme: Energy

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Energy emissions (Energy) associations

Policy themes are used to classify Key policy issues and policy interventions. The tables below contain the issues and interventions associated with theme item Energy emissions (Energy).

Associated Key policy issues and their components

ComponentDescription
Energy demand How can energy efficiency contribute to reducing the growth rate of energy demand and mitigate pressures on the global environment?
Energy supply and demand How can energy supply and demand become more sustainable, balancing human development, security of supply, and concerns about climate change and air pollution?

Associated policy interventions, their components and the affected components

Policy interventionDescriptionImplemented inAffects component
Apply emission and energy intensity standards Apply emission intensity standards for e.g. cars (gCO2/km), power plants (gCO2/kWh) or appliances (kWh/hour).
Energy tax or subsidiy Changing the prices through energy tax or subsidy for the various energy carriers influences the choice of technology and thus the level of emissions.