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  • Governing Climate Change
  • Polycentricity in Action?
  • Online publication date: May 2018
  • pp xiv-xvi
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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Abbreviations

APP

Asia-Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate

CBD

Convention on Biological Diversity

CCI

Clinton Climate Initiative

CDM

Clean Development Mechanism

CDP

Carbon Disclosure Project

CEO

Chief executive officer

CFCs

Chlorofluorocarbons

CIF

Climate Investment Fund

CLASP

Collaborative Labeling and Appliance Standards Program

COP

Conference of the Parties

CTCN

Climate Technology Centre and Network

CTI

Climate Technology Initiative

ETS

Emissions trading system

EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

EU

European Union

G8

Group of 8

G20

Group of 20

GEF

Global Environment Facility

GHG

Greenhouse gas

GRI

Global Reporting Initiative

HCFCs

Hydrochlorofluorocarbons

HFCs

Hydrofluorocarbons

ICAO

International Civil Aviation Organization

IEA

International Energy Agency

IFI

International financial institution

IGO

Intergovernmental organisation

IMF

International Monetary Fund

IMO

International Maritime Organization

IPCC

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

IPEEC

International Partnership for Energy Efficiency Cooperation

IRENA

International Renewable Energy Agency

JI

Joint Implementation

LPAA

Lima-Paris Action Agenda

MLG

Multilevel governance

MP

Marrakech Partnership for Global Climate Action

MRV

Measurement, Reporting and Verification

NAZCA

Non-state Actor Zone for Climate Action

NDC

Nationally determined contribution

NETs

Negative emissions technologies

NGO

Non-governmental organisation

OECD

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

PAS

Publicly Available Specification

REDD+

Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation

REN21

Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century

SCE

Solar Climate Engineering

SE4All

Sustainable Energy for All

TCCG

Transnational climate change governance

TEC

Technology Executive Committee

UK

United Kingdom

UN

United Nations

UNEP

United Nations Environment Programme

UNESCO

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

UNFCCC

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

UNSG

United Nations Secretary-General

US

United States

VCO

Voluntary carbon offset

VCS

Voluntary Commitment System

WTO

World Trade Organization