Canada’s Action Plan to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Aviation

Name of policy Canada’s Action Plan to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Aviation
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country Canada
Region North America


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
Type of policy instrument
  • Voluntary Approaches
    Sector name
    • Transport
      • Air
    Policy description The Action Plan sets an aspirational goal to improve fuel efficiency from a 2005 baseline by an average annual rate of at least 2% per year until 2020.
    Policy type
    • Energy efficiency
    • Nuclear or CCS or fuel switch2
    Policy stringency
    Implementation state Implemented
    Date of decision 2012
    Start date of implementation
    End date of implementation
    High impact No
    Impact indicator


    Source or references http://unfccc.int/files/national_reports/annex_i_natcom/submitted_natcom/application/pdf/nc6_can_resubmission_english.pdf
    Supports policies
    Is supported by policies
    Comments (background and assessment)
    Status Final

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