Technical Workshop 3: Baseline Setting & Registry Set-up (Cologne)
This workshop highlighted key components of GHG baselines. Insights and critiques relevant for a scaled-up crediting mechanism were highlighted.The workshop also included an introduction to GHG registries.
May 27, 2012
|May 27, 2012|
|1. Opening and Introduction|
|Chair: Lex de Jonge, the Netherlands|
| Joëlle Chassard, World Bank|
|2. The Nuts and Bolts of Baseline-setting: What, Why and How|
This session provided an overview of the experience with baseline-setting to date. The focus was on the technical aspects of baseline-setting and addressed key issues, such as:
What has been done to date?
What were the aims/objectives?
What are the main technical components and steps of baseline-setting?
Critiques of different approaches: what are the pros and cons?
Are there particular applicability conditions?
| Derik Broekhoff, Climate Action Reserve|
|Intro to Baseline Setting: Why, What, and How?|
| Gregory Briner, OECD|
|OECD Comments on Baselines for the New Market Mechanism|
|3. Baseline Approaches for a Scaled-up Crediting Mechanism|
This session examined different baseline approaches and the contexts in which they are/may be considered. The first part foused on baseline standardization experience, discussing what replicable elements and limitations there are for a scaled-up crediting mechanism. The second part focused on considerations, processes, and challenges for baselines based on sector policies and extrapolation of historical trends. The third and last part focused on issues related to sector benchmarking at the installation-level.
| Massamba Thioye, UNFCCC|
|Baseline Standardization - Replicable Elements & Limitations for a Scaled-up Crediting Mechanism|
| Jerry Seager, Verified Carbon Standard (VCS)|
|Standardized Approaches for Baselines and Additionality|
| Juan Mata Sandoval, DNV Mexico|
| Ken Andrasko, Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF), World Bank|
|Baselines Based on Sector Trends and Historical Trends: Case of REDD+|
| Zheng Shuang, China Energy Research Institute|
|Baseline Setting for the Power Sector in China|
| Liva Andersone, European Commission|
|EU-ETS Allocation for Industry Sectors|
| Arun Kumar, Ministry of Power, India|
|India's Performance, Achieve & Trade (PAT) Scheme|
| Bruno Vanderborght, Holcim/Cement Sustainability Initiative|
|WBCSD/Cement Sustainability Initiative Energy and CO2 Performance Database|
| Abdelmourhit Lahbabi, ADS Morocco|
|4. Registries: An Introduction|
|This session introduced key features of a registry as well as UNFCCC's and Ireland's experiences and issues with registries to date.|
| Frederic Dinguirard, Senior Consultant|
|Considerations for Establishing a Registry|
| Andrew Howard, UNFCCC Secretariat|
|Experience with UNFCCC Registries|
| Jacinta Ponzi, Ireland National Emission Trading Registry|
|Lessons Learned from Ireland’s National Registry|
|5. Suggestions for Future Work on Baselines and Registry|
|All participants were invited to share their views, suggestions, and perspectives in a general discussion on next steps.|
|End of workshop|