UNFCCC Publishes Czech Republic’s 2010 GHG Inventory Report

28 March 2011: The UNFCCC Secretariat has published the report (FCCC/ARR/2010/CZE) of the individual review of the annual submission of the Czech Republic for 2010.

In the report, the Expert Review Team (ERT) concludes that the Czech Republic's inventory is generally in accordance with the UNFCCC reporting guidelines, the Revised 1996 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Guidelines, the IPCC good practice guidance and the IPCC good practice guidance for land use, land use-change and forestry (LULUCF). However, the Czech Republic has used tier 1 methods for several key categories, which is not fully in accordance with the IPCC good practice guidance.

The 2010 annual submission is complete in terms of gases, geographical coverage, years and sectors and is generally complete in terms of categories. However, the ERT notes that a lack of sufficient resources negatively influences the accuracy of the inventory. The ERT strongly recommends that the Czech Republic strengthen its national system in such a manner that the accuracy of the inventory can be improved by following the methodological choices presented in the IPCC good practice guidance for the key categories, and by fully implementing the quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) plan. [Publication: Report of the individual review of the annual submission of the Czech Republic submitted in 2010]