1. July 2019
low carbon development
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CDM/JI Pipeline Analysis and Database
The UNEP DTU Pipelines have been updated at www.cdmpipeline.org, www.namapipeline.org, and at https://www.unenvironment.org/explore-topics/climate-change/what-we-do/mitigation/pledge-pipeline and www.climateinitiativesplatform.org
In June three new CDM projects were submitted on Reducing Gas Leakages in Distribution Networks in Bangladesh.
No CDM projects got their registration action in June. The total number of registered CDM project is 7807 or 93% of the 8378 of the CDM projects that is alive. 10 projects are deregistered. Only 570 projects are still at validation and one have requested registration.
For 2367 CDM projects the DOEs terminated validation, and for 279 the DOEs gave a negative validation. 279 projects were rejected by the EB, and 64 projects were withdrawn.
The total issuance is now 1980 MCERs, this is an increase of 5.7 MCERs compared to last month. 3181 registered projects have now got issuance. The average issuance success is 83.6%.
The total issuance expected in the period 2013-2020 is now expected to be 511 MCERs, and 496 MCERs of these have already been issued.
Voluntary cancellation of CERs has now increased to 42MCERs. In South Korea CERs can be converted into Korean Carbon Units if they are from CDM projects in South Korea and cancelled voluntarily. This already happened for 20.1 MCERs. In Colombia a carbon tax can be avoided by buying voluntary cancellation, which has reached 3.6 MCERs.
Three new PoA was submitted in June:
“Programme for the Capture and Destruction of Landfill Gas in Republic of Korea”,
“Viet Nam Clean Water Program”, and
“PROGRAM OF PHOTOVOLTAIC INCENTIVES OF COLOMBIA”
In June 11 new CPAs were submitted:
“MicroEnergy Credits – Microfinance for Clean Energy Product Lines – India”, got 5 CPAs,
“Distribution of Improved Cook Stoves in Sub-Saharan Africa”, got 1 CPA in Zambia and 1 in Malawi,
“Impact Carbon Global Safe Water Programme of Activities (PoA)”, got 3 CPAs in Kenya,
“Man and Man Enterprise Improved Cooking Stoves CDM Programme in Ghana supported by Republic of Korea”, got 1 CPA in Ghana.
Subtracting the 71 PoAs that the DOEs terminated validation of, the 3 PoAs rejected by the EB, the 5 PoAs withdrawn, and the 31 resubmitted PoAs we now have 418 PoAs in the Pipeline: 98 at validation, 1 requesting registration, and 319 are registered.
In total 2454 CPAs exist hosted by 75 countries.
The total issuance from the 64 PoAs with issuance is now 20.l MCERs.
This is a new Pipeline we have constructed. It can also be downloaded from the CDMPipeline web-site.
It contains information about 25 Pilot activities, which have started experimenting with the creation of the new carbon market under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement.
These activities are funded by Canada, Germany, Japan, Sweden, Switzerland, NEFCO, ADB, AfDB, and the World Bank.
We will continue to expand this Pipeline as the rules for the new carbon market under Article 6 develops.
NAMApipeline news: see www.namapipeline.org
The UNFCCC NAMA Registry can be accessed by the public at the webpage: www4.unfccc.int/sites/nama
In June one new NAMAs were submitted from the Dominican Republic for recognition.
The total number of NAMAs is 177 (2 NAMAs were withdrawn, and 2 was resubmitted).
The total support offered is 164 MUS$ only 1.2% of the total support requested of 14007 MUS$, and the total cost for the NAMAs is 65871 MUS$.
NDC & PledgePipeline news:
Our Pledgepipeline includes the Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs/NDCs) that are submitted to the UNFCCC.
Now 158 Parties (186 countries) responsible to 89.4% of the total GHG emissions have ratified the Paris Agreement.
One more country ratified the Paris Agreement: Oman
At this site you can also find our CitiesAndRegionsPipeline, which in addition to the country pledges contain 284 pledges from regions and 1991 pledges from cities.
Non-state actor news:
Our Climate Initiatives Platform (CIP) at http://climateinitiativesplatform.org now contains 259 International Cooperative Initiatives and CIP is a data provider to the UNFCCC NAZCA platform, the Non-state Actor Zone for Climate Action.
The CIP web-site includes a complete impact-monitoring framework for measuring progress of the initiatives: You can choose between 5 different monitoring Functions, for each Function a number of Activities, and for each Activity a time series for the Indicator.
If you are in a secretariat/focal point for an ICI, you can register and be upgraded to a user, where you can get a password to update the information about your ICI.
We recently published our new report: The Climate Initiatives Platform, Towards Greater Transparency in International Cooperate Climate Initiatives (ICIs) Available at the Nordic Council of Ministers web-site:
The Annexes to this report is also available at the CIP web-site.
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