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CDM/JI Pipeline Analysis and Database

The UNEP DTU Pipelines have been updated at,, and at and

CDM news:

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CDM news:

In August no new CDM projects were submitted.

No CDM project got their registration action in August. The total number of registered CDM project is still 7805 or 93% of the 8369 of the CDM projects that is alive. Only 561 projects are still at validation and 2 have requested registration.

For 2349 CDM projects the DOEs terminated validation, and for 276 the DOEs gave a negative validation. 279 projects were rejected by the EB, and 64 projects were withdrawn.

The total issuance is now 1951 MCERs, this is an increase of 11.2 MCERs compared to last month. 3145 registered projects have now got issuance. The average issuance success is 86.0%.

Voluntary cancellation of CERs has now increased to 34.3 MCERs. 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 18.4 MCERs. In Colombia a carbon tax can be avoided by buying voluntary cancellation, which has reached 2.8 MCERs.

PoA news:

One new PoAs were submitted in August from the “Move-Ethiopia zero-carbon mobility units Program”.

Subtracting the 71 PoAs that the DOEs terminated validation of, the 3 PoAs rejected by the EB, the 5 PoAs withdrawn, and the 31 resubmitted PoAs we now have 398 PoAs in the Pipeline: 83 at validation, and 315 are registered.

6 new CPAs were submitted in August:

“MicroEnergy Credits – Microfinance for Clean Energy Product Lines – India” got 5 CPAs, and

“Promotion of the Improved Cooking Stove (ICS) – Nepal” got 1 CPA.

In total 2296 CPAs exist hosted by 75 countries.

The total issuance from the 54 PoAs with issuance is now 14.3 MCERs.

NAMApipeline news: see

The UNFCCC NAMA Registry can be accessed by the public at the webpage:

In August no new NAMAs were submitted.

The total number of NAMAs is 169 (2 NAMAs were withdrawn, and 2 was resubmitted).

The total support offered is 164 MUS$ only 1.5% of the total support requested of 11711 MUS$, and the total cost for the NAMAs is 51966 MUS$.

NDC & PledgePipeline news:

Available at:

Our Pledgepipeline includes the Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs/NDCs) that are submitted to the UNFCCC.

Now 152 Parties (179 countries) responsible to 88.8% of the total GHG emissions have ratified the Paris Agreement.

Liberia ratified in August 2018.

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 has been updated and we have a new Initiative. CIP now contains 245 International Cooperative Initiatives and CIP is a data provider to the UNFCCC NAZCA platform, the Non-state Actor Zone for Climate Action.

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.

Joergen Fenhann and Marco Schletz

UNEP DTU Partnership (formerly known as UNEP Risoe)
Danish Technical University

UN City in Copenhagen, Denmark

Phone: (+45) 40 20 27 89


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CDM project distribution within host countries by region and type

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