Copenhagen Accord

Name of policy Copenhagen Accord
Jurisdiction Supranational region
Supranational region European Union
Country European Union

Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
Type of policy instrument
  • Target
    • GHG reduction target
      • Political & non-binding GHG reduction target
Sector name
  • General
    Policy description Emissions reductions of -20% to -30% by 2020 as compared to 1990 levels.
    Policy type
    • Changing activity
    • Energy efficiency
    • Renewables
    • Nuclear or CCS or fuel switch
    • Non-energy5
    Policy stringency
    Implementation state Implemented
    Date of decision 2009
    Start date of implementation 2009
    End date of implementation 2020
    High impact No
    Impact indicator
    NameValueBase yearTarget yearComments
    GHG emissions reduction (%)201,9902,02020-30% reduction

    Source or references
    Supports policies
    Is supported by policies
    Comments (background and assessment)
    Status Final

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