IPCC Fourth Assessment Report: Climate Change 2007
Climate Change 2007: Working Group III: Mitigation of Climate Change

2.6 Distributional and equity aspects

This section discusses how different equity concepts can be applied to the evaluation of climate change policies and provides examples on how the climate literature has addressed equity issues. See also Chapter 20 in IPCC (2007b), and Chapters 12 and 13 of this report for additional discussions on the equity dimensions of sustainable development and climate change policies.