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United States

Party to the Convention: Yes
Party to the Protocol: No
UNFCCC Status: Annex I
2020 Target: 17% (2005)
2050 Target: 83% (2005)
Fast-Start Pledge: $3,429M
National Communication: Fifth National Communication

 

Policy Name
Type
Year
Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting RuleClimate Change Policy2009
Center for Corporate Climate LeadersClimate Change PolicyOngoing until 2013
Methane Voluntary ProgramsClimate Change PolicyOngoing
Prevention of Significant Deterioration and Title V Greenhouse Gas Tailoring Rule; Final RuleClimate Change Policy2010
Clean Air Act Permitting for Greenhouse GasesClimate Change Policy2011
Final Rule Covering Greenhouse Gas Permitting in TexasClimate Change Policy2011
Clean Energy-Environment State Partnership ProgramClean & renewable energy generation2005
Energy Policy Act of 2005 (Energy Bill)Clean & renewable energy generation2005
Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS)Clean & renewable energy generation2005
State-level renewable energy policies - Renewable Portfolio StandardsClean & renewable energy generation2007
Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007Clean & renewable energy generation2008
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Appropriations for Clean EnergyClean & renewable energy generation2009
Comprehensive Federal Strategy on Carbon Capture and StorageClean & renewable energy generation2010
Settlement Agreements to Address Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Electric Generating Units and RefineriesClean & renewable energy generation2010
National Offshore Wind Energy StrategyClean & renewable energy generation2011
Combined Heat and Power (CHP) PartnershipClean & renewable energy generationNo information
Green Power PartnershipClean & renewable energy generationNo information
Energy StarEfficiency in energy consumption1992
Energy Efficiency Enforcement RegulationsEfficiency in energy consumption2009
Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy, and Economic PerformanceEfficiency in energy consumption2009
Light-Duty Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emissions Stkandards and Corporate Average Fuel Economy StandardsEfficiency in energy consumption2010
Light-Duty Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emission Standards and Corporate Average Fuel Economy StandardsEfficiency in energy consumption2010
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Medium and Heavy-Duty Engines and VehiclesEfficiency in energy consumption2011
Transportation and Air Quality PartnershipsEfficiency in energy consumptionNo information
Green Power PartnershipEfficiency in energy consumptionNo information
Forest Service Strategic Framework for Responding to Climate ChangeREDD / LULUCF2008
Forest Service Open Space Conservation StrategyREDD / LULUCF2007
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