OECD Publishes Working Paper on Carbon-based Border Tax Adjustments [viewed]

July 2010: The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has published a working paper titled “Is there a case for carbon-based border tax adjustment? An applied general equilibrium analysis,” which addresses calls for mechanisms to reduce possible harm to domestic competitiveness from unilateral emissions reduction policies, in the absence of global regulation.

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Event: DNA Training in Mexico [viewed]

This training event for Designated National Authorities (DNAs) for the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) will be held prior to the 10th DNA Forum.  

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Event: Regional DNA Forum (Latin America) [viewed]

The Regional Designated National Authorities (DNAs) Forum for the Latin American region will be held at a venue to be determined.  

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Event: DNA Training [viewed]

The training event for Designated National Authorities (DNAs) for the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) will be held at a venue to be determined in the Latin America region.  

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Event: 57th Meeting of the CDM Executive Board [viewed]

The 57th Meeting of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Executive Board will be an Extraordinary meeting.  

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Event: 58th Meeting of the CDM Executive Board [viewed]

This meeting of the Executive Board of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) will take place in Cancun, Mexico.  

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Event: 52nd meeting of the CDM Accreditation Panel [viewed]

The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Accreditation Panel (CDM-AP) prepares the decision making of the Executive Board in accordance with the procedure for accrediting operational entities.  

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Guest Article #47: Information and Communication Technologies as a Tool to Combat Climate Change [viewed]

Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are fundamental to realizing the shift towards a low-carbon economy. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, speaking at the ITU Telecom World event in 2009, said that “ICTs are vital to confronting one of the biggest problems we face as a planet: the threat of climate change.”

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InterAcademy Council Delivers IPCC Review Report [viewed]

30 August 2010: The InterAcademy Council (IAC) has delivered its independent report into the processes and procedures of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

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Proposed Agenda and Annotations for CDM EB-56 Released [viewed]

30 August 2010: The proposed agenda and annotations, together with the draft work programme, for the 56th meeting of the Executive Board of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), which is scheduled to take place from 13-17 September 2010, in Brasília, Brazil, is now available on the CDM website.

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