Climate Change

Barriers to CDM Projects in Pacific Island Countries: A Focus on Fiji

With a focus on Fiji, this article assesses the benefits of and explores the barriers to using the Clean Development mechanism (CDM) of the Kyoto Protocol in Pacific island countries.

With demonstrated strength across a range of potential CDM sectors, Fiji is in a relatively good position to take advantage of the opportunities on offer.

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Solomon Island National Development Strategy 2011 to 2020: Final Draft

The formulation of the national development strategy (NDS) is one of the key expected outputs of the Ministry of Development Planning and Aid Coordination as we strive for endurance and nation building Solomon Islands. This strategy sets out a framework for Development programmes in Solomon Islands and is intented to be a catalyst for development in the next 10 years in an effort to achieve the goals of Solomon Islands development agenda.

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Facilitating Disaster Relief Operations and Sustainable Reconstruction: The Enabling Role of Renewable Energy Technologies

The impetus for developing this guide came from the enormity of the Asian Tsunami disaster in 2004-2005 right on Australia's doorstep, and the inability of the renewable energy community to donate goods and services, highlighted a need to develop an understanding of a pathway with the aid and disaster relief organisations to overcome this situations.

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Baseline Methodologies for Clean Development Mechanism Projects: A Guidebook

This guidebook is produced by the UNEP Risø Center (URC), Denmark, as a part of the project titled Capacity Development for the CDM (CD4CDM), which is being implemented by URC for United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) through funding from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Netherlands.

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Clean Development Mechanism PDD Guidebook: Navigating the Pitfalls

The Capacity Development for CDM (CD4CDM) Project decided to capitalize on the lessons learned by this validation process and has collaborated with Det Norske Veritas (DNV), an accredited DOE, to produce this guidebook. The guidebook targets CDM project proponents in developing countries, specifically those engaged in PDD preparation. It draws upon the extensive knowledge of DNV, which has validated more than 50% of all CDM projects coming through to the validation stage.

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The Cook Islands Initial National Communication Under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate change

The preparation of the Cook Islands Initial National Communication was funded by the Global Environment Fund Climate Change Enabling Activity through the Pacific Islands Climate Change Assistance Programme (PICCAP).

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Pacific Islands Framework for Action on Climate Change 2006-2015

In order to seek further concrete actions at the national, regional and international levels, the PICTs have developed this action plan to implement the Pacific Islands Framework for Action on Climate Change (2006-2015).

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Guide on gender mainstreaming: Energy and Climate change Projects

This Guide is part of an organization-wide initiative to mainstream gender into all of UNIDO’s technical cooperation projects and programmes. Karen Cadondon, Eliana Gutiérrez-Amo and Liv Pelt Steensig are the main authors of the document.

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The gold Standard Manual for CDM Projects Developers Version 3; Mai 2006

 This Gold Standard Project Developer’s manual refers to The Gold Standard Project Design Document for CDM Projects (GS-PDD) and to The Gold Standard Project Design Document for SmallScale CDM Projects (GS-SSC-PDD).This manual helps developers to complete the Gold Standard project design documents for both large- and small-scale projects. It provides guidance on the information that needs to be provided for successful validation and registration under the Gold Standard.

Tonga Joint National Action Plan on Climate change Adaptation and Disaster risk Management 2010 - 2015

Tonga like the other fifty one Small Island Developing States is highly susceptible to the impacts of climate change and disaster risks. Its susceptibility is principally due to its geographical, geological and socio-economic characteristics. Climate change and natural disasters pose serious adverse impacts on the environment, the people of Tonga and their livelihoods. Scientific findings revealed that these impacts will be exacerbated by future climate change.

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