A Guide to Greenhouse Gas Benchmarking for Climate Policy Instruments

Developer or Source: NewClimate Institute

The document provides practical guidance on key design elements for establishing GHG benchmarks for applications in climate policy instruments. It discusses benchmarking applications for the Emission trading schemes (determining allocation of emissions allowances), carbon taxes (determining tax exemptions), and scaled-up crediting programs (baseline development). The process of GHG benchmark development, implementation and management is explained in five easy steps.

Region: Global
Scale: National, Project-Level
Expertise Level: Generalist
Resource Type: Guidance and Frameworks
Cost: No
Inputs Needed: None
Outputs Provided: Guidance on GHG Benchmarking
Languages: English
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