CDM Methodologies Booklet - Fourteenth edition - Information up to EB 116 - December 2022

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  • Acknowledgement
    I. Introduction
    1.1. Methodologies and the booklet
    1.2. Categorization by mitigation activity type (methodology categorization table)
    1.3. Categorization by applied technology type/measure (methodology family trees)
    1.4. Programmes of activities
    1.5. Standardized baselines
    1.6. Methodologies addressing suppressed demand
    1.7. Methodologies having benefits for women and children
    1.8. Methodologies for urban sectors
    1.9. Introduction to methodology summary sheets

    II. Icons, abbreviations and glossary
    2.1. Icons used in this booklet
    2.2. Abbreviations used in this booklet
    2.3. Glossary

    III. Methodologies for CDM project activities
    3.1. Introduction to methodologies for CDM project activities
    3.2. Methodological tools for CDM project activities
    Methodologies for large-scale CDM project activities

    3.3. Consolidated methodologies for large-scale CDM project activities

    3.4. Methodologies for small-scale CDM project activities

    IV. Methodologies for afforestation and reforestation (A/R) CDM project activities
    4.1. Introduction to methodologies for A/R CDM project activities
    4.2. Methodological tools for A/R CDM project activities
    4.3. Methodologies for large-scale A/R CDM project activities
    4.4. Methodologies for small-scale A/R CDM project activities

    In producing this booklet, the UNFCCC secretariat benefited from the suggestions of secretariat staff and thoughtful comments from several experts on the content, which contributed to developing a document that will be helpful to people wishing to find and understand the methodologies of interest to them. In order to enhance its utility and respond to the needs of stakeholders the secretariat will seek to continuously improve it, hence welcomes comments and suggestions, which can be submitted here.

    The Booklet will also be updated regularly in order to reflect changes in approved methodologies and tools. The latest version of the Booklet is available on this page.