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Press Release: CDM coal power projects violate Kyoto Protocol

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A review of all coal projects under validation within the Clean Development Mechanism reveals that they do not actually reduce any emissions. The review also puts under question the methodology which provides the basis for the emission reduction calculation. Environmental groups are now pressuring the CDM Executive Board to put all CDM coal power projects on hold with immediate effect.

Letter to the CDM Executive Board
18 March 2010 on “Request to immediately suspend ACM0013” (pdf-file)

Annex 1
Stanford Environmental Law Clinic Analysis of “Consolidated baseline and monitoring methodology for new grid connected fossil fuel fired power plants using a less GHG intensive technology” – (ACM0013) (pdf-file)

Annex 2
Proposed Revisions to “Consolidated baseline and monitoring methodology for new grid connected fossil fuel fired power plants using a less GHG intensive technology” – (ACM0013) (pdf-file)

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