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Measurement, Reporting and Verification in a Post-2012 Climate Agreement
Dan Bodansky and Clare Breidenich
Pew Center on Global Climate Change, April 2009
 
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Abstract:

This report considers options for MRV in a new climate agreement. It begins by looking at basic issues in measurement, reporting and verification, and how they are addressed in different international regimes. It then evaluates existing requirements and mechanisms under the UNFCCC and the Kyoto Protocol that are relevant to MRV. Finally, it outlines a range of options for adapting these mechanisms and establishing new ones for
purposes of MRV in a new agreement.

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