Copenhagen Accord pledge of United States United States of America 2010

Name of policy Copenhagen Accord pledge of United States
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country United States of America
Region North America


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
Type of policy instrument
  • Target
    • GHG reduction target
      • Political & non-binding GHG reduction target
  • Policy support
    • Strategic planning
    Sector name
    • General
      Policy description 17% reduction target, subject to revision after legislation
      Policy type
      • Changing activity
      • Energy efficiency
      • Renewables
      • Nuclear or CCS or fuel switch
      • Non-energy5
      Policy stringency
      Implementation state Implemented
      Date of decision 2010
      Start date of implementation
      End date of implementation
      High impact No
      Impact indicator


      Source or references http://unfccc.int/files/meetings/cop_15/copenhagen_accord/application/pdf/unitedstatescphaccord_app.1.pdf
      Supports policies
      Is supported by policies
      Comments (background and assessment)
      Status Final

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