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PD-FORUM VISION AND MISSION STATEMENT
Engaging global carbon markets for cost effective mitigation and globally inclusive economic growth. Read the full paper here .
PD-FORUM COP20 PAPER
Presented to Parties and Observers at the 20th Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC, Lima, 1st - 12th December 2014 - read the full report here
CONTINUING LOSS OF GLOBAL CARBON MARKET INFRASTRUCTURE WILL DELAY ACTION AND INCREASE COSTS
LONDON, 12 June: The loss of another key service provider for the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) this week will lead to slower uptake and higher costs of emissions cuts going forward, warned the Project Developer Forum today.
SGS announced this week that it intends to withdraw from offering validation and verification services for projects under the CDM. This is a drastic development triggered by the current carbon market crisis, and follows a similar decision by DNV GL in February this year.
Read the full press release here
LACK OF AMBITIOUS CLIMATE TARGETS PREVENT INVESTMENT IN CLEAN ENERGY PROJECTS
A survey of some of the biggest project developers in the global emissions reduction industry reveals that the vast majority (82%) of these companies cite the lack of global ambition on climate change mitigation (expressed through Government targets) as the biggest barrier to their continued development of clean energy and emissions reduction projects.
"CDM in Crisis - What is at Stake?" - Read a Project Developer's perspective on the past, present and future of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) here
PDF Submission - Call for input on Issues included in the annotated agenda of the eighty second meeting of the CDM Executive Board and its annexes - 13 Feb 2015
PD-Forum Vision and Mission: Engaging global carbon markets for cost effective mitigation and globally inclusive economic growth - 24 Nov 2014
COP20 Side Event Presentation - Provisions for Market Mechanisms in the 2015 Agreement. - 4 Dec 2014
PDF COP20 Presentation - Provisions for Market Mechanisms in the 2015 agreement - 4 Dec 2014
Estimate of GHG emissions from Delegates attending CoP 20 in Lima
PD-Forum COP20 Paper
PDF Submission to SBSTA 40 on Non-Market Based Approaches
PDF Submission to SBSTA 40 on New Market Mechanism
PDF Submission - Currency Risk in CDM Loan Scheme - 6 Aug 2014
PDF Submission - Comments from PD Forum on the 2nd June Consultation with Representatives of Private Sector Firms on the Pilot Auction Facility - 16 July 2014
PDF Submission - Call for input on the issues included in the Annotated Agenda of the Eightieth Meeting of the CDM Executive Board and its Annexes - 7 July 2014
PDF Submission - Call for public comments on the Carbon Offsets Paper launched by the National Treasury of the Republic of South Africa in April 2014 - 30 June 2014
PDF Press Release - Continuing loss of global carbon market infrastructure will delay action and increase costs - 13 June 2014
PDF Submission - Call for Input on the Issues Included in the Annotated Agenda of the Seventy Ninth Meeting of the CDM Executive Board and its Annexes - 21 May 2014