CDM Policy Dialogue: Analyzing the Net Emissions Impact of the CDM

Staff: Lazarus, M. ; Erickson, P.
Date: 2012-ongoing
Client/Funder: UNFCCC

Research Area(s): Emissions Trading & Offsets

Description: SEI is researching the net climate mitigation impact of the Clean Development Mechanism and contributing to a report being developed for the CDM Policy Dialogue. The research focuses on evidence that particular CDM project types have not been additional (a project is additional if it would not have happened without the incentive provided by the CDM) as well as on evidence that certain project types have been issued more or fewer credits than actual emissions abatement achieved