Scaling up carbon markets in developing countries post- 2012: Are NAMAs the way forward?
Scaling up carbon markets in developing countries post- 2012: Are NAMAs the way forward? / Prabhat Upadhyaya, Ecologic Institute, Berlin, January 2012, 63 p.
Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) are seen as a pivotal means for enhanced mitigation in developing countries. The design and implementation intricacies of NAMAs are however still unclear. Additionally, there is a lack of clarity on how carbon markets can be utilized to support NAMAs in developing countries, mainly because much uncertainty remains on how NAMAs will actually look like. The purpose of this study is to bridge this gap in policy analysis by engaging with relevant stakeholders from the public, private, academic and civil society sectors in the developed and developing world (with a focus on India and Germany) to determine how NAMAs and carbon markets can be combined to enhance mitigation in developing countries…