Question raised in Lok Sabha on Clean Development Mechanism, 11/08/2015. As on date, The National Clean Development Mechanism Authority (NCDMA) has accorded Host Country Approval (HCA) to 2940 projects.

This study systematically evaluates the environmental integrity of Joint Implementation (JI) in the first commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol. Analysis indicates that about three-quarters of JI offsets are unlikely to represent additional emissions reductions.

The Norwegian government has selected a total of five projects in Brazil and South Africa under its second tender to purchase carbon credits to meet its emission targets, helping prop up ailing dem

Africa lags dangerously behind on climate adaptation strategies and implementation. Scattered and incoherent climate related policies exist but are not sufficient to give the continent a survival chance under adverse climate change impacts.

Shimla, June 15: The benefits of greening the degraded land in 10 districts of the state under the World Bank-funded climate change mitigation project under Kyoto Protocol have yielding results wit

Himachal Pradesh has successfully sold its sequestered carbon through plantations and has earned a financial incentive of Rs 1.93 crores as first installment from the government of Spain for implem

The paper uses the case of the waste sector to illustrate the co-benefits associated with certain typologies of climate change mitigation projects, provide suggestions for their quantification and monetization, and draw recommendations for the design of Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs), including the role of government.

When the international negotiations take center stage in Paris this December in the hopes of reaching an agreement to rein in climate change beginning in 2020, negotiators will be able to draw on the lessons learned in the voluntary carbon markets, according to a new report from Forest Trends’ Ecosystem Marketplace.

The end of 2015 is the target date for the Millennium Development Goals. Governments across Asia and the Pacific have been striving to meet the Goals, particularly on reducing income poverty.

Policy documents and academic literature suggest that Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) finance could complement traditional ‘energy access’ (EA) funding in developing countries, including the Least Developed Countries (LDCs). Yet these propositions have not been empirically tested. This study helps fill this gap by examining constraints to CDM project passage through five stages of an idealized project development cycle (PDC) in Tanzania, and their implications for the ability of the CDM to contribute to financing energy access in LDCs.

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