REMINDER: Call for inputs on two afforestation and reforestation issues / New methodologies submitted

REMINDER: Call for inputs on two afforestation and reforestation issues / New methodologies submitted

Reminder: Call for inputs on two CDM AR documents
Deadline: 8 August 2005

In accordance with the request of the CDM Executive Board, at its twentieth meeting, the following two documents are open for public comments from 12 July to 8 August 2005:


(1) Draft simplified baseline and monitoring methodologies for selected A/R small-scale CDM project activity categories (see below for more information)


(2) Draft tool for the demonstration and assesment of additionality for CDM A/R project activities (see below for more information)

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(1) Draft simplified baseline and monitoring methodologies for selected A/R small-scale CDM project activity categories

Background:
The Executive Board, at its twentieth meeting, agreed that the draft version of the simplified methodologies for small scale A/R project activities prepared by the A/R WG is made publicly available for comments on the UNFCCC CDM web site from 12 July to 8 August 2005. Comments received shall be considered by the A/R WG at its next meeting with a view to recommend a revised version of the draft simplified methodologies for small-scale A/R activities for consideration at the twenty-first meeting of the Board.


(2) Draft tool for the demonstration and assessment of additionality for CDM A/R project activities

Background :
The Executive Board, at its twentieth meeting, considered a draft version of tool for the demonstration and assessment of additionality for CDM A/R project activities, not required for small scale A/R project activities, and agreed that a draft version revised by the Chair of the A/R WG is made publicly available for comments on the UNFCCC CDM web site from 12 July to 8 August 2005. When submitting comments, the Board encouraged the public to also consider the eligibility of lands. The comments received to this call shall be considered by the A/R WG, with a view to making a recommendation to the Board for consideration at its twenty-first meeting.

For more information please visit the UNFCCC CDM web site <http://cdm.unfccc.int> or go directly to <http://cdm.unfccc.int/Panels/Panels/ar/Inputs_Afforestation_Reforestation>

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The following proposals on new baseline and monitoring methodologies have been submitted to the CDM Executive Board for its review and are available for public input from 4 August 2005 24 August 2005:

- NM0132: Industrial fuel switching from petroleum fuels to natural gas without extension of capacity and lifetime of the facility where barriers to switching exist