CDM Watch Summary of the European Commission Study on the Integrity of the Clean Development Mechanism
In December 2011, the European Commission published the “Study on the integrity of the Clean Development Mechanism”. Under European Commission contract, this study was carried out by AEA, the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) and CO2logic. The study consists of one final report presenting the findings of seven accompanying briefing papers. The objectives of this study were to develop an in-depth understanding on the current CDM system (its merits and shortcomings) and options for reform as well as potential alternative mechanisms and their impacts.