This brochure provides information to potential users of GHG standards and programs.

The Governing Council of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has directed its International Environmental Technology Centre (IETC) branch to take action in the area of waste management. There are substantial co-benefits of waste management in the context of climate change.

This paper reviews 10 in

This paper evaluates projects under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) that abate N2O emissions from adipic acid production. The research shows that carbon markets enabled N2O emissions abatement levels that had not previously been achieved.

"CDM in CHARTS" is a booklet with a good reputation for providing a straightforward and easy-to-understand description of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM).

This report aims to propose ideas for CDM reform, targeting international negotiators of the CDM. The Market Mechanism Group of IGES organised the IGES CDM Capacity Building Kyoto General Meeting in order to discuss, among other items, ideas for CDM reform This report presents the findings of the meeting, based mostly on materials presented by IGES researchers at the meeting.

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Carbon finance is now a proven tool to support greenhouse

The World Bank released its annual State and Trends of the Carbon Market report at Carbon Expo in Cologne, Germany, on 26 May. The report indicates that the value of the global carbon market grew six percent, to US$144 billion, in 2009 despite being its most challenging year to date.

What are the main trends in the carbon market in 2010? What do market participants and observers expect this year, the next few years and up to 2020? This report presents and analyses the results of the fifth annual Carbon Market Survey, which garnered 4,767 responses in January and February 2010.

Current developments in regulatory regimes raise concerns about the manner in which technology transfer is likely to pan out in the debate on climate change. Existing trade agreements have made developing countries cope with environmental challenges in meeting standards.