Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

Aspectes econòmics del Protocol de Kyoto. Barreres i oportunitats per a les empreses catalanes

Marta Roca i Lamolla

Resum


The Kyoto Protocol brings a new model of society. Education and awareness of citizens are crucial for the transition to the new scenario, given that they are a key issue for an efficient and sustainable use of energetic resources. The accomplishment of the Kyoto Protocol is a good opportunity to: create qualified jobs, promote technological innovation, improve competitiveness, decrease energy dependence and progress towards sustainability. The definitive approval of the Kyoto Protocol and the implementation of the Emissions Trading Directive bring a new setting for the European industry, in general, and for the Catalan industry, in particular.

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