low carbon development

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Synonyms: LCD, LFFE, Low-Fossil-Fuel Economy, kohlenstoffarme Entwicklung, kohlenstoffarmes Entwicklungsmodell

Related terms:
climate change mitigationMitigation refers to actions that reduce our contribution to the causes of climate change. This means reducing emissions of greenhouse gases, such as carbon dioxide (CO2), through energy efficiency and using alternative forms of transport and energy.(UKCIP), roadmapsA roadmap is a plan that matches short-term and long-term goals with specific technology solutions to help meet those goals. It is a plan that applies to a new product or process, or to an emerging technology Developing a roadmap has three major uses. It helps reach a consensus about a set of ..., NAMA, climate compatible developmentClimate compatible development is development that minimises the harm caused by climate impacts, while maximising the many human development opportunities presented by transitions to a low emissions, resilient future. Charting a path towards climate compatible development will be a major ..., low emission development strategiesLEDS will enable countries to transition to low carbon economic development resulting in sustained growth in employment and investment, increased financial flows through carbon markets, reduced greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and other social, economic, and environmental benefits. (OpenEI)These ..., climate resilient developmentImplement a holistic climate risk strategy that overcomes barriers and launches fully funded key adaptation initiatives'How can we reach our development targets while accounting for current and future risks?, GHG emission reduction, carbon intensityCarbon intensity is related to energy intensity whenever energy comes from fossil sources., GDP per unit of energy useEnergy intensity is usually measured as GDP per unit of energy use, and thus describes how much energy an economy needs to produce economic value. Ideally, economic growth is decoupled from energy consumption.

Broader terms:
explicit climate policiesClimate change policy and legislation drives the transition to a low carbon economy, creating opportunities and risks to which businesses must respond to succeed.

Narrower terms:
energy efficiencyUsing less energy/electricity to perform the same function. Programs designed to use electricity more efficiently - doing the same with less., clean energies, decentralized energy, low carbon strategies

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