New MRV Guide

This guide covers the four basic steps to design a greenhouse gas reporting program: determine program objectives; create an enabling environment for program design and implementation; determine program structure and requirements; and conduct program review.

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ETS news from China

The China Carbon Market Monitor provides timely information across the seven Chinese pilot carbon markets. It also provides analysis of climate policy and market developments at the national level.

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Platform for Exchanges

The Partnership Assembly (PA) is the decision-making body of the PMR. PA meetings are a key platform for knowledge sharing, facilitating discussions on collective and cost-effective readiness activities. The next PA meeting is in Barcelona on May 29-30, 2015. 

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INDC Preparation Process

The PMR supports countries that are developing their Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs). This involves developing post-2020 mitigation scenarios and analyzing effective and cost-efficient policy instruments to achieve their climate change mitigation targets. 

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A snapshot of the PMR

This brochure provides an introduction to the PMR and a brief overview of its activities. It outlines examples of innovative and progressive domestic climate action–including carbon pricing initiatives–being carried out by the PMR countries. Download the brochure. 

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Emissions Trading System (ETS) is an explicit carbon pricing instrument that limits the allowed amount of GHG emissions and lets market forces determine the carbon price Read More >>

© 2015 International Bank for Reconstruction and Development / The World Bank. This map was taken from the State and Trends of Carbon Pricing report 2014, developed by the World Bank and Ecofys, and published in May 2014. It was modified in March 2015 for the PMR website.

Carbon Tax is levied against a specified amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. Entities subject to the tax pay according to the amount of emissions produced.  Read More >>

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Scaled-up Mitigation Programs are international policy instruments that generate sector-wide (or sub-sector) credits. These credits can be sold in an international carbon market Read More >>