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The Flexible Mechanisms of the Kyoto Protocol

  • Leonardo Massai
Chapter

Abstract

The flexible mechanisms mentioned in Chap. 4 and introduced by the Kyoto Protocol respond to one major concern expressed by several Annex I parties in the negotiations on the adoption of the Protocol, namely the necessity and importance of ensuring a certain level of international flexibility in the tools provided by the Kyoto Protocol regarding the compliance by Annex I parties with the quantified emission limitation and reduction commitments (QELRC) under Article 3 of the Protocol.

Keywords

Clean Development Mechanism Kyoto Protocol Emission Trading Clean Development Mechanism Project Joint Implementation 
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© T.M.C. Asser Press and the authors 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.T.M.C. Asser InstituteThe HagueThe Netherlands
  2. 2.PratoItaly

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