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Multi-objective ranking of climate change mitigation policies and measures in Lithuania

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  • Streimikiene, Dalia
  • Balezentis, Tomas

The aim of the article is to develop technique for climate change mitigation policies assessment based on priorities of sustainable energy development. There is a close relationship between energy policies and tools aiming at sustainable energy development targets, i.e. promotion of renewable energy sources and energy efficiency measures and climate change mitigation tools. Therefore ranking of climate change mitigation tools based on their impact sustainable energy development targets is necessary seeking to ensure harmonization of policies and their synergy effect. The main tasks of the article are: (i) to define EU sustainable energy development targets, (ii) to analyze EU energy and climate change mitigation policies and their interactions, (iii) to propose a multi-criteria framework for climate change mitigation policies assessment and ranking, and (iv) to apply multi-criteria decision making methodology for climate change mitigation policies ranking in Lithuania. The main findings of paper are related with proposed technique for climate change mitigation policies assessment and application of this technique for ranking of climate change mitigation policies in Lithuania.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews.

Volume (Year): 18 (2013)
Issue (Month): C ()
Pages: 144-153

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Handle: RePEc:eee:rensus:v:18:y:2013:i:c:p:144-153
DOI: 10.1016/j.rser.2012.09.040
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