Title: Answers to the Gothenburg Questions - ACCENTs Second Policy-Driven Synthesis
Editors: HJORTH Jens
RAES Frank
Publisher: ACCENT Secretariat
Publication Year: 2009
JRC N°: JRC55759
ISBN: 978-92-79-1344-9
URI: http://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC55759
Type: Books
Abstract: The process started at the meeting ¿Air pollution and its relationship to climate change and sustainable development ¿ organized by ASTA, NORDEN and ACCENT (Gothenburg, 12-14 March, 2007, http://asta.ivl.se/Workshops/). This meeting initially produced 19 questions. They were subsequently prioritized through the involvement of 9 policy makers and 14 scientists. The policy makers indicated what questions are most relevant in the light of the revision of the Gothenburg Protocol. The scientists indicated for which of those questions there was enough information to give an answer during the course of 2008. The 19 questions were reduced to 10 (see Appendix). A discussion within the ACCENT management committee and further editing resulted in their final form. The answers to these so called ¿Gothenburg questions¿ were prepared based on ACCENTs scientific synthesis and integration of the present state of atmospheric chemistry research. This synthesis and integration was performed during 2008 and 2009. For some questions, out of the scope of ACCENT, other experts were called to contribute. Finally, each answer was reviewed by one or more scientists.
JRC Institute:Institute for Environment and Sustainability

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