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CDM/JI Pipeline Analysis and Database

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At COP26 in Glasgow the Article 6 texts were approved.

We have now calculated the issuance potential for the CDM and PoA projects that can be transferred to article 6:

These CDM and PoA projects have from 2013 until now issued 150 MCERs. The projects with issuances can until the end of 2025 at maximum issue 1000 MCERs.

All CDM and PoA projects can until 2013 at maximum issue about 4000 MCERs.

CDM news:

At COP26 it was agreed that CERs issued from CDM projects registered on or after 1 January 2013 can be used towards achievements of the first NDC. tCERs and lCERs from forestry cannot be transferred, so forestry projects cannot be transferred.

In the CDMpipeline we have uploaded, we have now used these rules to delete all the CDM projects that were too old.

After this decison the number of projects in the CDMPipeline was reduced from 7857 to 2690. Of these were 2165 were registered and 351 of these have issuances, 1 had requested registration and 524 were at validation.

The issuance from this reduced number of registered projects was 132 MtCO2.

In November, no new CDM Projects were submitted. No CDM projects got their registration action in November.

The CDM project that have issuance now will only be able to issue 687 MCERs from 2013 until the end of 2025. Until end of 2025 all the registered CDM project can issue 2500 MCERs and the CDM projects under validation 1100 MCERs - a total of 3600 MCERs.

PoA news:

No new PoAs were submitted in November.

All PoAs registered before 1 January 2013 have now been deleted, also those of them that had CPAs include after that date. The number of PoAs have therefore now been reduced from 571 to 269.

144 PoAs are now registered, 2 have requested registration and 123 were at validation. 41 of these PoAs have issuances.

2 new CPAs were submitted in November:


Programme for development of Biomass Industrial Thermal Heat Generation Supported by the Republic of Korea (PoA 10517) in Vietnam goat 1 CPA.

In total 783 CPAs exist hosted by 57 countries.

The total issuance from the 41 PoAs with issuance is now 19 MCERs.

The PoAs that have issuance now will only be able to issue 245 MCERs from 2013 until the end of 2025. Until end of 2025 all the PoAs can issue 489 MCERs.


This Pipeline now contains information about 50 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

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

In November no new NAMAs were submitted.

The total number of NAMAs is 192 (2 NAMAs were withdrawn, and 2 was resubmitted).

The total support offered is 164 MUS$ only 1.1% of the total support requested of 14777 MUS$, and the total cost for the NAMAs is 71105 MUS$.

NDC & PledgePipeline news:

Available at: Transport Sector NAMApledge-pipeline

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

Now 161 Parties (189 countries) responsible to 96.9% of the total GHG emissions have ratified the Paris Agreement.

98 Countries have promised to be at Net Zero GHG emissions in 2050.

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 now contains 281 International Cooperative Initiatives (ICIs) and CIP is a data provider to the UNFCCC NAZCA platform, the Non-state Actor Zone for Climate Action. All the ICIs in CIP that are alive will now be reported in NAZCA.

We have added 2 new cooperate initiatives: Climate Change Impacts on Cultural and Natural Heritage (CCICH), and Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition

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.

Joergen Fenhann

UNEP DTU Partnership
Technical University of Denmark

UN City in Copenhagen, Denmark

Phone: (+45) 22 95 51 13


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Article 6 Pipeline overview

CDM Pipeline overview

PoA Pipeline overview

CDM project distribution within host countries by region and type

JI Pipeline overview

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