Quantifying the Social Equity of Carbon Mitigation Strategies

Climate Policy, 12(6): 1-14, 2012

By: Emma Sanders

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Social Equity

This article exposes the absence of social equity metrics for evaluating emissions mitigation projects. It looks at a case study from Nicaragua to show the direct and indirect impacts of climate change and emissions reduction strategies on poor communities through various poverty metrics. Table 3 lists and defines these metrics.