technologies exist for climate change mitigation. Technology transfer is
important for the efficient use of these technologies globally. Such
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this paper, an Integrated Contribution Approach is proposed as a
domestic as well as a global strategy. This approach unifies two approaches: seeking ways to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG)
emissions, further improve technical capabilities and encourage
technical innovation; and implementing technology transfer effectively, clarifying contributions and promoting
efforts to achieve substantial global GHG reduction. As an illustration, this paper estimated the technical
potential of solar generation in the developing world by the year 2020,
considering current and anticipated technology development. The estimate suggests a huge possibility for CO2 reduction as well as business opportunities through worldwide technology cooperation based on
recognition of the importance of continual technology development. To
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indispensable as it is essential to use economic forces as well as government
policy. This paper describes the following considerations: establishing a
simple, easy-to-access scheme that can concentrate private resources on
technology transfer; clarifying reduction efforts through measuring, reporting, and verification (MRV); applying it to
conditionality together with financial and/or economic internal rate of
return (FIRR, EIRR); and establishing a database and analysing data on the
technical contributions and dissemination
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