Annex I: Glossary, Acronyms and Chemical Symbols

Julian M. Allwood, N. K. Bosetti, Luis Gomez-Echeverri, Christoph von Stechow, Pete Smith (Collaborator)

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This glossary defines some specific terms as the Lead Authors
intend them to be interpreted in the context of this report. Glossary entries (highlighted in bold) are by preference subjects; a main entry can contain subentries, in bold and italic, for example, Primary Energy is defined under the entry Energy. Blue, italicized words indicate that the term is defined in the Glossary. The glossary is followed by a list of acronyms and chemical symbols.
Please refer to Annex II for standard units, prefixes, and unit conversion (Section A.II.1) and for regions and country groupings (Section A.II.2).
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationClimate Change 2014: Mitigation of Climate Change.
Subtitle of host publicationContribution of Working Group III to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
EditorsO Edenhofer, R PichsMadruga, Y Sokona, E Farahani, S Kadner, K Seyboth, A Adler, I Baum, S Brunner, P Eickemeier, B Kriemann, J Savolainen, S Schlomer, C VonStechow, T Zwickel, JC Minx
PublisherCambridge University Press
Number of pages31
ISBN (Print)978-1-107-65481-5
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Bibliographical note

This annex should be cited as:
Allwood J. M., V. Bosetti, N. K. Dubash, L. Gómez-Echeverri, and C. von Stechow, 2014: Glossary. In: Climate Change 2014: Mitigation of Climate Change. Contribution of Working Group III to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Edenhofer, O., R. Pichs-Madruga, Y. Sokona, E. Farahani, S. Kadner, K. Seyboth, A. Adler, I. Baum, S. Brunner, P. Eickemeier, B. Kriemann, J. Savolainen, S. Schlömer, C. von Stechow, T. Zwickel and J.C. Minx (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA.

Glossary Contributors:
Marcio D‘Agosto (Brazil), Giovanno Baiocchi (UK / Italy), John Barrett (UK), John Broome (UK), Steffen Brunner (Germany), Micheline Cariño Olvera (Mexico), Harry Clark (New Zealand), Leon Clarke (USA), Heleen C. de Coninck (Netherlands), Esteve Corbera (Spain), Felix Creutzig (Germany), Gian Carlo Delgado (Mexico), Manfred Fischedick (Germany), Marc Fleurbaey (France / USA), Don Fullerton (USA), Richard Harper (Australia), Edgar Hertwich (Austria / Norway),
Damon Honnery (Australia), Michael Jakob (Germany), Charles Kolstad (USA), Elmar Kriegler (Germany), Howard Kunreuther (USA), Andreas Löschel (Germany), Oswaldo Lucon (Brazil), Axel Michaelowa (Germany / Switzerland), Jan C. Minx (Germany), Luis Mundaca (Chile / Sweden), Jin Murakami (Japan / China), Jos G.J. Olivier (Netherlands), Michael Rauscher (Germany), Keywan Riahi (Austria), H.-Holger Rogner (Germany), Steffen Schlömer (Germany), Ralph Sims (New Zealand), Pete Smith (UK), David I. Stern (Australia), Neil Strachan (UK), Kevin Urama (Nigeria / UK / Kenya), Diana Ürge-Vorsatz (Hungary), David G. Victor (USA), Elke Weber (USA), Jonathan Wiener (USA), Mitsutsune Yamaguchi (Japan), Azni Zain Ahmed (Malaysia)


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