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Improving Efficiency, Effectiveness, & International Harmonization of
Compliance Activities in Emissions Trading

8-9 March 2007, Dublin, Ireland

Environment Agency
Irish Environmental Protection Agency
Ireland’s Department of Environment, Heritage, and Local Government
INECE
US EPA logo
VROM

The Improving Efficiency, Effectiveness, & International Harmonization of Compliance Activities in Emissions Trading workshop focused on discussing practical issues needed for different emissions trading systems to cooperate.

Workshop Proceedings Now Available: The full Proceedings of the Improving Efficiency, Effectiveness, & International Harmonization of Compliance Activities in Emissions Trading pdf icon workshop can be downloaded here.

Workshop Agenda, Presentations, & Background Documents
Final Agenda (12 March 2007) PDF icon
Opening Keynote Address
Emissions Trading: Ensuring Compliance and Environmental Integrity in Climate Markets PDF icon
Dr. Mary Kelly, Director General, Ireland's Environmental Protection Agency
Panel 1: Applying Lessons Learned from the Financial Community to the Carbon Markets Regulators
Building Trust in Corporate Reporting: Improving the compliance & enforcement of emissions reporting by drawing parallels PDF icon
Hans Gortemaker, Erasmus University Rotterdam
Institutions, Investors, and Consumers PDF icon
Robin Smale, VividEconomics
Project Based Carbon Market Lessons PDF icon
Xueman Wang, World Bank Carbon Finance Unit

Special Topic Discussion

Update on U.S. Climate Legislation PDF icon
Joe Kruger, National Commission on Energy Policy

Plenary Panel 2: Critical Issues, Practical Aspects and Minimum Compliance Issues Needed to Allow Different Emission Trading Systems to Cooperate

Linking Carbon Offset Markets PDF icon
Derik Broekhoff, World Resources Institute
Practical issues for linking – an EU Perspective PDF icon
Jill Duggan, DEFRA
Emerging U.S. Mandatory Carbon Markets: Potential for Cooperation PDF icon
Franz Litz, New York, Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative
Linking: Critical Issues & Practical Aspects PDF icon
Michael McMahon, BP
Technical Working Groups on Best Practices
Emissions Trading and the Compliance Regime under the Kyoto Protocol PDF icon
Xueman Wang, World Bank Carbon Finance Unit
The Benefits for Emission Trading of Using Voluntary, Consensus-based Standards PDF icon
Pierre Boileau, Canadian Standards Association

Keynote Address: Laying the Foundation for Trading Systems to Cooperate

Where Are We Headed? PDF icon
Denny Ellerman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Plenary Panel 3: Integration of Compliance Mechanisms in CDM and JI Projects, and Other Markets

Certification of Attributes: Advancing Integration of Carbon Markets PDF icon
Bob Shults, APX Inc.
Background Papers
Building Trust in Emissions Trading: Global Trends in Emissions Trading Schemes
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Swedish Experiences with Non-compliance Response PDF icon
Helena Rudin and Ulla Jennische
Enforcement Improvement on Transboundary Water Management Using SEEA-W and Tradeable Permit Systems PDF icon
Chiung-Ting Chang and Jan Leentvaar
Fundamentals of Successful Monitoring, Reporting, and Verification under a Cap-and-Trade Program PDF icon
John Schakenbach, Robert Vollaro, and Reynaldo Forte

The Status Of Implementation Of Greenhouse Gas Emission Trading In Romania MS Word Document
Adrian Banea

A Comparison of the Requirements and Guidance of the CDM/JI with Those of the ISO 14064 Standard MS Word Document
Pierre Boileau

Linking Markets for GHG Reductions: Can it be Done? PDF icon
Derik Broekhoff
Where Are We Headed? PDF icon
A. Denny Ellerman

The workshop was hosted by INECE, in cooperation with the Ireland Environmental Protection Agency, the Netherlands’ Ministry for Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment, the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the Environment Agency for England and Wales, and Ireland’s Department of Environment, Heritage, and Local Government.

Please contact the INECE Secretariat at inece@inece.org with any questions.

 

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