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Working Paper

At the heart of the successful implementation of the Paris Agreement is whether and how effectively a ratchet-up mechanism through which Parties will increase ambition over time can work. This paper aims to examine the three elements of the ratchet-up mechanism: (1) a linkage between a five-year cycle of nationally determined contributions and long...

Working Paper
Author:
Molly
White (Greenhouse Gas Management Institute)

In the context of the transparency framework under the Paris Agreement (PA), this paper presents the status and changes in the capacity of 37 developing countries in Asia to develop national GHG inventories by using a matrix of capacity-indicators.

For the latest outcome of this research paper, please refer to: Umemiya, C., White, M., Amellina, A...

Working Paper

This paper tries to capture the main characteristics of financial components of Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs), in order to deepen understanding of developing countries’ financial needs. Such analysis will help developed countries and other countries consider provisions of financial support to developing countries. For this...

PR, Newsletter or Other

The Brochure on the Joint Crediting Mechanism developed for stakeholders in Mongolia aims to provide general information on the JCM Financing Programme, review process on project proposals, and answers to the frequently asked questions. The JCM promotes leading low carbon technologies for climate change mitigation and sustainable development.

Data or Tool

This document aims to provide a comprehensive and easy-to-understand description of the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) including JCM concept, JCM project cycle, JCM related bodies, JCM project methodology, project design document (PDD), Registration process, post registration activities, procedure for issuance of credits, and procedure for...

Data or Tool

IGES made a proposal of an MRV methodology for the JCM projects which installs solar PV systems to the JCM Joint Committee between Mongolia and Japan. The Joint Committee approved a methodology MN_AM003 "Installation of Solar PV System" on the basis of this proposal. The attached proposed version (PM_003) includes three documents: the JCM Proposed...

Issue Brief
Author:
Katherine Rittenhouse
Peter Sopher
Daniel Francis
Stefano De Clara
Jeff Swartz

This case study covers the experimental Japanese voluntary ETS, the J-Credit System, the Tokyo Cap-and-Trade Program, the Joint Crediting Mechanism, Commentary on Market Functioning, and Policy Distinction.

Remarks:

This case study is co-authored by the IGES, the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA), and the Environmental Defense Fund...

Issue Brief

Assuming all thermal power plants currently planned for construction and replacement are put into operation, coal-fired and gas-fired power plants need to operate below 56% and 43%, respectively, of their capacity factor in order to achieve Japan’s electric power sector’s voluntary emissions intensity targets for 2030. However, the voluntary...

Presentation
Workshop for understanding the Project Cycle under the Joint Crediting Mechanism

Mr. Rocamora made a presentation explaining the extensive range of JCM stakeholders, the different steps involved in the JCM project development, and the basic roles of each stakeholder during each step. He also presented what is the purpose of each step, such as methodology, project design document (PDD) and monitoring report. He notably...