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The application of barrier tests in renewable energy CDM projects: The case of Brazil

: Hild, S.

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Created on: 04.08.2010


Stuttgart: Fraunhofer Verlag, 2010, VI, 131 pp.
Zugl.: Hagen, Fernuniv., Master Thesis, 2009
Environmental sciences series
ISBN: 3-8396-0074-X
ISBN: 978-3-8396-0074-0
Master Thesis, Electronic Publication
climate policy; NGO; environmental non-government organisation; research; education

Climate protection activities must, according to the Kyoto Protocol, satisfy the criterion of "Additionality", in order to be recognised as Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Projects. But what does "Additionally" really mean? How can this criterion be put into operational practice? How can one determine wether or not a project would have been carried out without the support of the CDM incentives? The author adresses these and other thought-provoking questions, with particular focus on the application of the barrier test in Brazilian CDM projects pertaining to the Renewable Energy Sector.