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Author:
Molly K.
White
Valeria
Arroyave

This document describes the key findings, research methods, assessment results, and suggestions for future work resulting from the compilation of the Global Database of National GHG Inventory Capacity in Developing Countries. Principle to this research was the creation of two GHG inventory capacity indices, GHGI Capacity and GHGI Applied. The two...

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Low Carbon Urban Infrastructure Investment: Cases of China, Indonesia, and Japan

Author:
Joni Jupesta
Ping Jiang
Rizaldi Boer
Retno Gumilang Dewi
Toni Bakhtiar
Lukytawati Anggraeni
Wan Xin Li
Manu Verghese Mathai
Policy Report
Author:
Smita
NAKHOODA
Taryn
FRANSEN
Alice
CARAVANI
Annalisa
PRIZZON
Helen
TILLEY
Aidy
HALIMANJAYA
Bryn
WELHAM

Developed countries committed to provide US$ 30 billion in new and additional climate finance between 2010 and 2012 under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). This ‘Fast-Start Finance’ (FSF) was an initial step towards mobilising climate finance at a level that reflects the adaptation and mitigation challenges these...

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MRV – Measurement/Monitoring, Reporting and Verification - is commonly understood as a series of processes to quantify GHG emission and their change over time. It is a key instrument to understand the level of emissions and the impact of actions aimed at changing emission levels. For this reason, MRV became a keyword as many developed and...

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Author:
Mallare, Marina
Jeanette
Laurente
Tiffany
Sotelo

While the form of new framework including new market mechanisms with participation from all the Parties under the UNFCCC will be further discussed and elaborated in order to be agreed upon by 2015 and implemented by 2020, CDM still has a significant role in terms of the foundation of market-based mechanisms and supporting tools especially for the...

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Measurement, Reporting and Verification (MRV) for low carbon development: Learning from experience in Asia (Kazuhisa Koakutsu, Kenta Usui, Aya Watarai, Yusuke Takagi (edt.))

Key Messages
• The wastewater sector—particularly wastewater-biogas-energy (WBE) system—presents an opportunity to reduce GHG emissions and tap into renewable energy. In Thailand, several WBE projects have been introduced through the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) as well as by “unilateral” investments from the private sector in order to treat...