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Climate Strategy

legislation type Executive
Strategy
Passed in 2002
The Climate Strategy develops a pathway to reach Austria's commitments under the Kyoto Protocol (a reduction in GHG emissions of 13% by 2012, based on 1990 levels). To meet Austria's obligations under the second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol 2008-2012 the Strategy focuses on our key areas: energy, transport, and agriculture. There is also an evaluation of the economic consequences of these measures.

  • 13% cut in GHG emissions by 2012 compared with a 1990 baseline
    Economy-wide | Base year target | Target year: 2012 | Base year: 1990
  • 80% renewable of total electricity production by 2010, then 85% by 2020
    Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2010, 2020
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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