Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (Namas)

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Working Paper
This paper reinforces the need for a robust yet simplified MRV framework to make NAMAs work on a large scale providing opportunities to countries and sectors less benefited by the CDM. The discussion focused on the transport sector – reviewed the trend and expectations of submitted transport NAMAs then examined the performance of transport projects...
Book Chapter
In Climate Change - Research and Technology for Adaptation and Mitigation
There have been a lot of debates around the concerns of international competitiveness and carbon leakage which are related to the asymmetric implementation of climate policies in the Annex I and non-Annex I countries as a result of the Kyoto Protocol. Border adjustment measures (BAM), in particular border tax adjustment (BTA), are proposed to...
Discussion Paper
This paper analyzes the content and incentives for low carbon reforms in China’s 11th and 12th Five Year Plans. The analysis finds that China adopted a progressive slate of command-control reforms in the 11th Five Year Plan and strengthened their implementation with performance-based compliance incentives. In the 12th Five Year Plan China appears...
Discussion Paper
As the largest developing country with about one sixth of global population and as a leading economy in South Asia, India has a key role in addressing the climate change issues. The country’s growing fossil fuel consumption and increasing carbon emission are key factors that necessitate considerable efforts towards climate change mitigation. The...
Discussion Paper
This paper analyses the Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) that non-Annex I Parties pledged to the UNFCCC in compliance with Appendix II provisions of the Copenhagen Accord. The purpose of the analysis is to suggest an effective framework for delivering international financial, technology, and capacity building support as well as a...