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Sinks in the CDM: Do not change the 1990 reference year

Publication | 26 November, 2003 at 0:00

The proposal to change the reforestation definition by moving the base year from 1990 to 2000 should clearly be rejected. Canada first tabled this idea and thereby proposes to increase the eligible land area for reforestation activities under the...

Sinks in the CDM: After the climate, will biodiversity go down the drain?!

Publication | 26 November, 2003 at 0:00

Something is going seriously wrong. We are trying to protect the world's ecosystems from climate change. And now, on our first humble steps towards this goal we are about to create a subsidy system for mono-culture plantations - thereby turning...

Checklist for CDM sink negotiators at CoP-9

Publication | 26 November, 2003 at 0:00

"Dear delegate, We would like to draw your attention to our serious concerns regarding the CDM sink negotiations at COP-9. First of all, accounting for sinks and consequently allowing higher fossil fuel emissions does not help to mitigate...

Sinks in the CDM: After the climate, biodiversity goes down the drain

Publication | 19 December, 2003 at 0:00

CoP-9 has agreed the rules of accounting for Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry, so called "Sinks", projects in the Clean Development Mechanism for the first commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol as required by the Marrakech Accords (17/CP...

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