Tag Archives: AAUs

Some notes on the Union Registry

As the new registry gets bedded in, useful documents are emerging about how to use it. Lawyers Reed Smith have published a useful update about the registry, which covers five questions. In short: 1.       The migration is complete: All accounts … Continue reading

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Guidance Notes – Units of trade

A short note on different kinds of emissions trading units. GN004_Airlines_Units

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Eligibility and ineligibility

In order to be able to take part in the flexible mechanisms of the Kyoto Protocol (International Emissions Trading – trading AAUs, CDM and JI) Annex I parties have to meet certain criteria called the eligibility criteria, as follows: They … Continue reading

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Summary of the Durban COPMOP

The 17th Conference of the Parties (“COP17”) made important and unexpected progress. 1.       New Global Agreement The parties agreed to push towards a new global agreement on cutting emissions.  The main features are: Negotiations on the agreement are to start … Continue reading

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