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CDM/JI Pipeline Analysis and Database

The UNEP DTU Pipelines have been updated at  ,, and at

CDM news:

In June 6 new CDM projects were submitted: 4 from India, 1 for Brazil, and 1 from Panama.

9 CDM projects got its registration action in June, bringing the total number of registered CDM project up to 7724, or 91% of the 8475 of the CDM projects that are alive. Only 743 projects are still at validation and 8 have requested registration.

For 2196 CDM projects the DOEs terminated validation, and for 276 the DOEs gave a negative validation. 273 projects were rejected by the EB, and 64 projects were withdrawn.

June had a monthly issuance of 18.6 MCERs. The total issuance is now 1697 MCERs.  The average issuance success is 88.5%. 2930 Registered projects have now got issuance; this is an increase of 17 compared to last month.

Voluntary cancellation of CERs has now increased to 13.2 MCERs. In South Korea CERs can be converted into Korean Carbon Units if they are from CDM projects in South Korea and cancelled voluntarily. This already happened for 8.9 MCERs.

Table 17 in the "Analysis" sheet shows that 25 CDM projects and 7 PoAs have now used the SD Tool.

Column BC shows which projects have been supported by CDM Loan Scheme: 5 out of the 30 CDM projects and 5 out of the 7 PoAs submitted in the last 6 months.

PoA news:

No new PoAs was submitted in June.

The PoA "Caribbean Hotels’ Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Programme" was resubmitted.

Subtracting the 69 PoAs that the DOEs terminated validation of, the 3 PoAs rejected by the EB, the 5 PoAs withdrawn, and the 28 resubmitted PoAs we now have 377 PoAs in the Pipeline: 82 at validation, 1 have requested registration, and 294 are registered.

6 new CPAs were submitted in June:

"Guacamaya Small Scale Hydropower Programme of Activities" in Honduras got 2 CPAs,

"The program to improve energy independence of public sewerage system through biogas increased efficiency in Korea" in South Korea got 2 CPAs,

"First Solar PoA in India by SENES Consultants" in India got 1 CPA, and

"Empowering DRC communities through the use of Improved Cook Stoves" in Congo DR got 1 CPA.

In total 2059 CPAs exist hosted by 76 countries.

Three PoAs got issuance in June. The total issuance from the 31 PoAs with issuance is now 4.86 MCERs.

JI news:

No new JI projects were submitted in June.

The total issuance of ERUs is 871 MERUs.

NAMApipeline news: see

The UNFCCC NAMA Registry can be accessed by the public at the webpage:

No new NAMAs were submitted in June.

The total number of NAMAs is now 133 (2 NAMAs were withdrawn, and 2 was resubmitted).

The total support offered is 176 MUS$ only 2.2% of the total support requested of 8034 MUS$, and the total cost for the NAMAs is 39128 MUS$.

We have inserted a new sheet in the NAMAPipeline called "TC Taxonomy". This sheet shows our new Transformational Change Taxonomy, which is described in the publication with the same name available at:

INDC & PledgePipeline news:

Available at:

Our Pledgepipeline includes the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) that are submitted to the UNFCCC. Following the Paris Agreement we now group countries according to regions instead of Annex I/non-Annex I.

St Vincent and the Grenadines has ratified the Paris Agreement. So now 19 Parties responsible to 0.2% of the total GHG emissions have ratified.

The total number of INDC/NDC submissions has now increased to 162 (189 countries). Only 8 UN countries have not submitted yet: Kosovo, Libya, Nicaragua, North Korea, Palestine, Syria, Timor-Leste and Uzbekistan.

The requested support in Billion US$ until 2030 for Mitigation is (total of 421 Billion US$ for the 54 submissions with data) and for Adaptation (total of 615 Billion US$ for the 61 submissions with data).

If we scale these requested support values up to the total population in the non-Annex-I countries, we arrive at an annual need for international support of 148 Billion US$ for Mitigation and 130 Billion US$ for Adaptation.

In column BZ-CC in the "GHG Emission by country" sheet we have added the information on the population in all the countries for 2010 and 2030 in order to calculate the GHG emissions per capita in the countries in these years. If we take the UNEP GAP report 2915 statement that the total mission should be below 42 GtCO2e in 2030 and the UN projection of 8.4 Billion people in 2030, we find that the average emission in 2030 should be below 4.98 ton CO2e. 42 INDCs (marked with red color) of 120 with absolute targets have larger emissions in 2030 than this value.

The UNEP Emission Gap Report 2015 was published in November, see

Our GACMO model, which can be used to calculate the BAU projection and the mitigation part of the INDC can be downloaded from both the and the sites.

Non-state actors:

The Climate Initiatives Platform (CIP) has been transferred from Ecofys to the UNEP DTU Partnership. The web-site is accessible as before at CIP now contains 242 International Cooperative Initiatives after the latest update at Ecofys. We will continue the updates and improvements of the database.

We have developed a new Pipeline called CitiesAndRegionsPipeline. It can be downloaded from the CIP and the Pledgepipeline sites. It is an extension of our INDC & Pledgepipeline with all the commitment made by cities and regions in the ICIs in the CIP.

Joergen Fenhann and Marco Schletz

UNEP DTU Partnership (formerly known as UNEP Risoe)
Danish Technical University

UN City in Copenhagen, Denmark

Phone: (+45) 40 20 27 89


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CDM Pipeline overview

PoA Pipeline overview

CDM project distribution within host countries by region and type

JI Pipeline overview

   NDC Model

Guidance document
  (updated July 2008)

Publications and papers
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