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UNFCCC Publishes AWG-KP 12 Documents

29 April 2010: The Secretariat of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has published a note (FCCC/KP/AWG/2010/6) regarding documentation prepared by the Chair of the Ad Hoc Working Group on Further Commitments for Annex I Parties under the Kyoto Protocol (AWG-KP) to facilitate negotiations among parties.

The note indicates that the documentation is based on annex I to the report of the AWG-KP 10 and compiles draft decision texts in five addenda: addendum 1 (FCCC/KP/AWG/2010/6/Add.1) contains a draft decision text entitled Proposed amendments to the Kyoto Protocol pursuant to its Article 3, paragraph 9; addendum 2 (FCCC/KP/AWG/2010/6/Add.2) comprises a draft decision text entitled Land use, land-use change and forestry; addendum 3 (FCCC/KP/AWG/2010/6/Add.3) comprises a draft decision text entitled Emissions trading and the project-based mechanisms; addendum 4 (CCC/KP/AWG/2010/6/Add.4) contains a draft decision text entitled Greenhouse gases, sectors and source categories; common metrics to calculate the carbon dioxide equivalence of anthropogenic emissions by sources and removals by sinks; and other methodological issues; and addendum 5 (FCCC/KP/AWG/2010/6/Add.5) consists of a draft decision text entitled Consideration of information on potential environmental, economic and social consequences, including spillover effects, of tools, policies, measures and methodologies available to Annex I Parties. [The Documents]