§ 13381 Report
§ 13382 Least-cost energy strategy
§ 13383 Director of Climate Protection
§ 13384 Assessment of alternative policy mechanisms for addressing greenhouse gas emissions
§ 13385 National inventory and voluntary reporting of greenhouse gases
§ 13386 Export of domestic energy resource technologies to developing countries
§ 13387 Innovative environmental technology transfer program
§ 13388 Global Climate Change Response Fund
§ 13389 Greenhouse gas intensity reducing strategies

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 42 > Chapter 134 > Subchapter VII - Global Climate Change

  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.