Kiel Working Papers, Kiel Institute for World Economics
Helen Lückge and Sonja Peterson
The Role of CDM and JI for Fulfilling the European Kyoto Commitments
Abstract: To meet their Kyoto targets under the Burden Sharing
Agreement, most European countries plan to make use of the flexible project
mechanisms “Clean Development Mechanism” (CDM) and “Joint Implementation”
(JI). In addition, CDM and JI credits can be used by installations to
fulfil their obligations in the upcoming European emissions trading scheme.
This paper compiles information from a variety of sources to give an
overview over the different options to acquire CDM and JI credits and the
extent to which European governments and companies plan to make use of
Keywords: European Union, CDM and JI, Emissions trading; (follow links to similar papers)
JEL-Codes: Q48,; Q54,; Q58; (follow links to similar papers)
45 pages, November 2004
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