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UNFCCC Secretariat Releases Report from Potential Consequences Workshop

© UNFCCC31 March 2009: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released the workshop report on potential environmental, economic and social consequences, including spillover effects of tools, policies, measures and methodologies available to Annex I Parties (FCCC/KP/AWG/2009/CRP.2). The workshop was held in Bonn, Germany, on 30 March 2009, during the seventh session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on Further Commitments for Annex I Parties under the Kyoto Protocol (AWG-KP 7).

It allowed for an exchange of information on issues identified at the resumed sixth session, including: evidence of actual impacts and consequences of tools, policies, measures and methodologies available to Annex I Parties; positive and negative potential consequences; how the causes and effects of potential consequences can be assessed; and possible approaches to grouping actions that lead to these potential consequences. [The report]