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- 2227-779X (online)
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Options to Revise Reporting Guidelines for Annex I and non-Annex I National CommunicationsClick to Access:
- Publication Date
- 01 Nov 2010
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This paper suggests that: (i) national communications be produced more frequently while their focus is streamlined; (ii) reporting guidelines be revised to improve transparency about mitigation commitments/actions/targets that countries have indicated to the international community as well as other obligations taken under the UNFCCC and subsequently; (iii) standard reporting formats be used for more of the information in national communications; (iv) a flexible reporting framework be established for non-Annex I countries, where the information in (and possibly timing of) national reports is "tiered" according to national circumstances; (v) an increased emphasis be placed on reporting of "key" issues; (vi) information routinely provided on adaptation measures and policies be formalised; (vii) reporting on "support" be increased and its structure improved; and (viii) in reports from non-Annex I countries, the provision of information that is already routinely provided be formalised.
- greenhouse gas, reporting and verification, measurement, climate change
- JEL Classification:
- F53: International Economics / International Relations and International Political Economy / International Agreements and Observance; International Organizations
- Q54: Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics / Environmental Economics / Climate; Natural Disasters; Global Warming
- Q56: Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics / Environmental Economics / Environment and Development; Environment and Trade; Sustainability; Environmental Accounts and Accounting; Environmental Equity; Population Growth
- Q58: Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics / Environmental Economics / Government Policy