Countries with commitments under the Kyoto Protocol to limit or reduce greenhouse gas emissions must meet their targets primarily through national measures.
The Kyoto mechanisms are: CDM and JI are the two project-based mechanisms which feed the carbon market. The CDM involves investment in emission reduction or removal enhancement projects in developing countries that contribute to their sustainable development, while JI enables developed countries to carry out emission reduction or removal enhancement projects in other developed countries.
This information is assessed by the facilitative branch of the Compliance Committee. To participate in the Kyoto mechanisms, Annex I Parties must meet, among others, the following eligibility requirements:. Detailed eligibility requirements can be found under the respective decisions agreed by the CMP, as follows:.
Businesses, non-governmental organizations and other legal entities may participate in the three mechanisms under the authority and responsibility of governments. Status of Ratification of KP. Amendment to Annex B Final Compilation and Accounting Report for the first commitment period. Land Use and Climate Change. Gender and Climate Change. The Mechanisms under the Kyoto Protocol: Stimulate sustainable development through technology transfer and investment.
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Clean development mechanism, joint implementation and emissions trading. To participate in the Kyoto mechanisms, Annex I Parties must meet, among others, the following eligibility requirements: They must have ratified the Kyoto Protocol.
They must have calculated their assigned amount in terms of tonnes of CO2-equivalent emissions. They must have in place a national system for estimating emissions and removals of greenhouse gases within their territory. They must annually report information on emissions and removals to the secretariat.
Detailed eligibility requirements can be found under the respective decisions agreed by the CMP, as follows: Clean development mechanism Joint implementation Emissions trading. Secretariat Employment Most requested Procurement This site. Sitemap Disclaimer Fraud Alert.More...