Assessment of post-Kyoto climate change mitigation regimes impact on sustainable development

Dalia Streimikiene, Stasys Girdzijauskas

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This article analyzes post-Kyoto climate change mitigation regimes and their impact on sustainable development. Wide range of post-Kyoto climate change mitigation architectures have different impact on different groups of countries, therefore sustainability assessment is performed for four main group of countries: EU and other Annex-I countries, USA, Advanced Developing Countries and Least Developed Countries. The post-Kyoto climate change mitigation regimes are evaluated based on their economical, environmental, social and political impact for different groups of countries. For the assessment the scoring is applied. The architectures are further ranked according to the best results or highest score obtained during assessment according to all criteria and for all groups of countries.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)129-141
Number of pages13
JournalRenewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2009
Externally publishedYes



  • Post-Kyoto climate change mitigation regimes
  • Sustainability assessment of policies

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment

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