GEO-2000 Alternative Policy Study for Europe and Central Asia: Energy-related Environmental Impacts of Policy Scenarios, 1990-2010
UNEP/Earthprint, 1999 - Energy policy - 128 pages
The Global Environment Outlook (GEO-2000) explores alternative policy options for Europe and Central Asia focuses on energy use as an important driver for environmental problems across the region. It considers the question of what can be achieved by moderate measures, and whether this will be enough. The report includes an outline of the methodology for all region-specific studies on alternative policies for GEO-2000.
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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF THE BASELINE SCENARIO
CONSEQUENCES OF THE BASELINE SCENARIO FOR PUBLIC HEALTH
ENVIRONMENTAL GAINS OF ACCELERATED POLICIES
SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS
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