The UNFCCC Secretariat has published a study on the contribution of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) to technology transfer to developing countries, which concludes that the CDM has been a key driver of technology transfer in developing countries.
This document contains the draft proposal by the Chair to facilitate preparations for climate negotiations. This has been prepared during the Ad Hoc Working Group on Further Commitments for Annex I Parties under the Kyoto Protocol - Fourteenth session
The United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen ended in an agreement by countries to cap the global temperature rise by committing to significant emission reductions, and to raise finance to kickstart action in the developing world to deal with climate change.
This document presented in the one of the side event of COP15, Copenhagen, discusses the lack of access to clean and modern energy in India rural population despite government initiatives in promoting cleaner technologies. The authors explore CDM/POA potential to promote renewables for GHG mitigation while achieving desired energy transformation and development in rural areas.
At Copenhagen, Denmark, on 15th Dec 09, addressing the assembled delegates, Ministers and Heads of State at the high-level segment of the conference, Yvo de Boer stressed that now is the time to deliver:
In 2009, all 41 Annex I Parties included in Annex I to the Convention (Annex I Parties) submitted their greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory common reporting format tables, 34 of them by the deadline of 15 April; all 41 Parties provided a national inventory report, 30 of them by the deadline.