Publication: A Survey of the MRV Systems for China's ETS Pilots
Partnership for Market Readiness
This report provides a survey of the key features associated with greenhouse gas (GHG) monitoring, reporting, and verification (MRV) systems that support the pilot emissions trading schemes (ETS) in China. The seven pilots are: Beijing, Chongqing, Guangdong, Hubei, Shanghai, Shenzhen, and Tianjin. This report has the following structure. (1) It begins with an overview of each ETS, to provide context for the MRV systems of the pilots. (2) The second part includes a summary table of the attributes of the MRV systems for all the pilots. (3) The report concludes with observations about the similarities and differences of the MRV systems for the pilots as well as the published rules and procedures for the national MRV system. The technical challenges for developing the MRV are also identified. Practical aspects of the determination of boundaries, development of methodology, acquisition of activity data, emission factors and evidence for cross check are discussed. Engagement of stakeholders, capacity building and supporting institutions are also explored, as well as lessons learned.
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“Partnership for Market Readiness. 2014. A Survey of the MRV Systems for China's ETS Pilots. Partnership for Market Readiness technical papers;no 8. © World Bank, Washington, DC. http://hdl.handle.net/10986/21816 License: CC BY 3.0 IGO.”