THE CLIMATE CHANGE ACTION PLAN


President William J. Clinton

Vice President Albert Gore, Jr.

October, 1993

With respect to information received about such projects under section 1605, the Department of Energy will coordinate with the Environmental Protection Agency to enable it to fulfill its responsibilities under the Global Climate Protection Act of 1987 and the Clean Air Act, as amended.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

PREFACE

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

OVERVIEW

THE CLIMATE CHANGE ACTION PLAN

EMISSION REDUCTIONS, BUDGET IMPACTS, AND ECONOMIC EFFECTS

ENERGY DEMAND ACTIONS

TRANSPORTATION ACTIONS

ENERGY SUPPLY ACTIONS

METHANE AND OTHER GASES

FORESTRY ACTIONS

JOINT IMPLEMENTATION

MONITORING, EVALUATION, AND ADJUSTMENT

LONG TERM STRATEGIES FOR REDUCING EMISSIONS OF GREENHOUSE GASES

APPENDIX I

Description of Action Plan Analysis

APPENDIX II

Groundrules for U.S. Initiative on Joint Implementation