Talk:Clean Development Mechanism and Nuclear Power

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  • "FLEXIBLE MECHANISMS: Co-Chair Figueres convened the contact group and explained that “friends of the Chair” consultations had resulted in agreement on the need for further elaboration on the lists of possible improvements to the flexible mechanisms, as well as on the utility of additional input from parties, and, in turn, requested submissions on a voluntary basis before 17 October. She introduced new text consisting of draft conclusions and draft amendments to the lists of possible improvements. She noted the decision to include a section on the use of nuclear activities under JI. Co-Chair Figueres then suspended the meeting to hold “friends of the Chair” consultations on the group’s mandate." "AWG-LCA 3 AND AWG-KP 6 Highlights: Tuesday, 26 August 2008", Earth Negotiations Bulletin, Volume 12 Number 382 - Wednesday, 27 August 2008.
  • "Modification of the scope of the clean development mechanism (CDM): ... (d) Include nuclear activities". "Emissions trading and the project-based mechanisms", Ad Hoc Working Group on Further Commitments for Annex 1 Parties Under the Kyoto Protocol Fifth session Bangkok, 31 March to 4 April 2008, and Bonn, 2–12 June 2008.
  • "Accra will also look at particular elements of a deal, such as the role of the forestry sector or whether to allow credits for nuclear power as part of a shift from fossil fuels." Alister Doyle, "Rich urged to set deep climate cuts, without U.S.", Reuters, August 18, 2008.

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"Initiate discussions on eligibility of nuclear energy under the Clean Development Mechanism in the Ad Hoc Working Group on further commitments under the Kyoto Protocol (AWG KP)."

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  • International Nuclear Forum, "Nuclear Energy Projects: An Integral Tool in the Clean Development Mechanism, International Nuclear Forum, undated. "The International Nuclear Forum submitted this policy statement to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in September 2000 supporting the inclusion of nuclear energy as a greenhouse gas reduction tool in the Kyoto Protocol's Clean Development Mechanism."
Hi, Bob - just a note that this is already cited and quoted from in the article. -- Diane Farsetta 10:44, 5 September 2008 (EDT)