International Seminar on Linking Climate Change and National Accounting: Report

Author: International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth
Thematic Area: Sustainable development

Abstract:"Climate change and the economy are closely linked. Scientific evidence has shown that climate change is unequivocal and is due to the anthropic activity of increasing the concentration of greenhouse gases (GHG) in the atmosphere. Therefore, it can be inferred that it is caused by the emissions resulting from the exercise of economic activities. The main drivers of increased GHG emissions are the combustion of fossil fuels and land-use change (IPCC 2007)". (...)

Keywords:International, seminar, linking, climate, change, national, accounting, report
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Type/Issue:Joint Publications/16

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