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Portada Greenhouse Gas Data Management: Building Systems for Corporate/ Facility-Level Reporting

Greenhouse Gas Data Management: Building Systems for Corporate/ Facility-Level Reporting

April 2016

This guide provides step-by-step guidance on how policymakers can design effective systems to collect facility-level GHG data. It outlines how to develop GHG data systems that support a range of policy objectives; there is no “one size fits all solution.

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Portada Emissions Trading in Practice: A Handbook on Design and Implementation

Emissions Trading in Practice: A Handbook on Design and Implementation

Formato: PDF

March 2016

The “ETS Handbook” is a go-to guide for policymakers that distills best practices and key lessons from more than a decade of practical experience with emissions trading worldwide. It was developed jointly with the International Carbon Action Partnership (ICAP).

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Portada Carbon Leakage: Theory, Evidence and Policy Design

Carbon Leakage: Theory, Evidence and Policy Design

October 2015

Provides an overview of carbon leakage, presenting theory, evidence and lessons learned and provides guidance to policymakers on how to combat it.

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Portada Crediting-Related Activities Under the PMR: Status and Support for Implementation

Crediting-Related Activities Under the PMR: Status and Support for Implementation

August 2015

Reviews the crediting-related activities countries are pursuing as part of the PMR and assesses whether and how they can stimulate scaled-up mitigation; identifies opportunities for the PMR to provide further support to achieve such scale-up.

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Portada Options to Use Existing International Offset Programs in a Domestic Context

Options to Use Existing International Offset Programs in a Domestic Context

August 2015

Explores options for drawing on existing knowledge and infrastructure to cost-effectively fast start a domestic offset mechanism. Presents a guiding framework that builds on previous research on offsets conducted by the PMR Technical Work Program.

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Portada Guide For Designing Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting Programs

Guide For Designing Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting Programs

May 2015

This report draws on experience from 13 existing and proposed greenhouse gas reporting programs to guide policymakers and practioners in developing such programs. The guide provides step-by-step guidance on four basic design elements: determine program objectives; create an enabling environment for program design and implementation; determine program structure and requirements; and conduct program review. Business, industry associations, civil society and funding agencies may also find this guide useful in facilitating their participation in the development of a reporting program.

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Portada Preparing for Carbon Pricing: Case Studies from Company Experience

Preparing for Carbon Pricing: Case Studies from Company Experience

January 2015

Examines the experiences of Royal Dutch Shell, Rio Tinto, and Pacific Gas and Electric as each adapted to operating within an emissions trading system.

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Portada A Survey of MRV Systems for China’s ETS Pilots

A Survey of MRV Systems for China’s ETS Pilots

July 2014

Surveys key features of GHG monitoring, reporting, and verification (MRV) systems in China’s ETS pilots. Each system reflects the characteristics of the pilots, with different approaches to coverage, reporting requirements, and data management.

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Portada Lessons Learned from Linking Emissions Trading Systems: General Principles and Applications

Lessons Learned from Linking Emissions Trading Systems: General Principles and Applications

February 2014

Focuses on systems in which linked ETS systems can use a compliance instrument (allowance or credit) issued by the administrator of either system for compliance (bilateral links). Presents options for both systems to adopt common compliance instruments or retain unique instruments but honor those of the other system.

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