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A rating of Designated Operational Entities (DOEs) Accredited under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) - Summary

authors: Schneider, L. | Mohr, L.
Year of publication: 05 / 2009

Designated Operational Entities (DOEs) are accredited independent entities responsible for ensuring that proposed projects under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) meet all requirements established by the CDM Executive Board operating…

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A framework for a sectoral crediting mechanism in a post-2012 climate regime

Report for the Global Wind Energy Council

authors: Schneider, L. | Cames, M.
Year of publication: 05 / 2009

This report explores a sectoral crediting mechanism (SCM) for developing countries in a post-2012 UNFCCC climate regime. The report explores how a SCM could be implemented in practice. Different options for designing a SCM are identified…

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Is the CDM fulfilling its environmental and sustainable development objectives? An evaluation of the CDM and options for improvement

Report prepared for WWF

author: Schneider, L.
Year of publication: 11 / 2007

Oeko-Institut has launched a report on the CDM. The report assesses the contribution of the CDM to meeting its environmental and sustainable development objectives and provides recommendations for improving the mechanism.

The report’s…

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Crediting the displacement of non-renewable biomass under the CDM

Submission by Öko-Institut to the public call by the Executive Board of the Clean Development Mechanism

author: Schneider, L.
Year of publication: 01 / 2007

The displacement of non-renewable biomass under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) has been discussed controversially since 2005 when the CDM Executive Board had withdrawn a small-scale methodology for the displacement of…

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Micro Cogeneration: Towards a decentralized and sustainable German energy system

authors: Praetorius, B. | Schneider, L.
Year of publication: 06 / 2006

Micro cogeneration – the simultaneous production of heat and power in an individual building based on small energy conversion units such as Stirling and reciprocating engines or fuel cells – is expected to increase energy efficiency on…

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Capacity Development for the Clean Development Mechanism

Lessons Learned in Ghana, India, Indonesia, South Africa and Tunisia

authors: Schneider, L. | Grashof, K.
Year of publication: 02 / 2006

German Technical Cooperation has supported both the establishment and day-to-day business of Designated National Authorities (DNAs) for the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) in Ghana, India, Indonesia, South Africa and Tunisia. Joint…

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Long-term prospects of CDM and JI

Research Report 204 41 192, UBA-FB 001029

authors: Cames, M. | Anger, N. | Böhringer, C. | Harthan, R. | Schneider, L.
Year of publication: 01 / 2006

This study analyses whether Germany should use the flexible mechanisms under the Kyoto protocol or whether it should continue to achieve its greenhouse gas reduction targets by dint of domestic policies and measures. It estimates the…

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Implications of the CDM on other Conventions. The case of HFC-23 destruction

authors: Schneider, L. | Graichen, J. | Matz, N.
Year of publication: 01 / 2005

In our analysis we showed that the destruction of HFC-23 in new HCFC 22 facilities under the CDM would likely lead to increased emissions of GHGs as well as ozone depleting substances because production costs of HCFC-22 are expected to…

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Improving Energy Efficiency in Peruvian Boilers with the CDM

Feasibility study for a bundled CDM Project

authors: Herold, A. | Schneider, L. | Vizcarra, N.
Year of publication: 01 / 2003

This study, sponsored by GTZ, assesses the feasibility of a Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) project to improve energy efficiency in industrial boilers in Peru. The idea of such a CDM project came from activities undertaken within the…

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