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Appendix B: Acronyms

Published onApr 10, 2020
Appendix B: Acronyms


CAFE

corporate automobile fuel efficiency

CDIAC

Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (U.S.)

EU

European Union

EU-25

European Union, after the 2004 enlargement to 25 countries.

G-5, G-6

group of five (six) nations that are economic leaders

GDP

gross domestic product

GHG

greenhouse gas

GWP

gross world product

HDI

Human Development Index

MRSA

methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

NEA

near-Earth asteroid

NEO

near-Earth object

NPP

net primary productivity

OECD

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

OPEC

Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries

PPP

purchasing power parity

PV

photovoltaics

PWR

pressurized water reactor

R/P

reserve/production

SUV

sports utility vehicle

TPES

total primary energy supply

UN

United Nations

VEI

volcanic explosivity index

WHO

World Health Organization

WW I

World War I

WW II

World War II


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