National greenhouse gas emissions baseline scenarios : learning from experiences in Developing countries
National greenhouse gas emissions baseline scenarios : learning from experiences in developing countries. Danish Energy Agency ; OECD ; UNEP Risø Centre, 2103, 156 p.
This report reviews national approaches to preparing baseline scenarios of greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions. It does so by describing and comparing in non-technical language existing practices and choices made by ten developing countries – Brazil, China, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico, South Africa, Thailand and Vietnam. The review focuses on a number of key elements, including model choices, transparency considerations, choices about underlying assumptions and challenges associated with data management. The aim is to improve overall understanding of baseline scenarios and facilitate their use for policy-making in developing countries more broadly… (Beginning of chapter 1 : introduction)