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  • MRV and the International Climate Change Negotiations: Coming to Terms with MRV

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    Monday, September 1, 2014
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    This factsheet provides a brief summary of Measurement, Reporting and Verification (MRV), covering different aspects, such as the following: - What do the M, R, and V stand for? - Why MRV? - Current gaps - What needs to me 'MRVed'? - Who should undertake MRV?

  • Korean Research Institute of Standards and Science

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    Since 1975, KRISS has been developing measurement standards and technologies as the national metrology institute of Korea. To cope with global climate change, KRISS supports many developing countries in the fields of gas analysis, thermometry and humidity sharing related standards. KRISS develops measurement and evaluation techniques for emission inventories of GHGs, monitoring techniques for background GHG mixing ratios, and the measurement technologies of key parameters in temperature and humidity.

  • Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology

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    KICT contributes to the development of the Korean construction industry, improves quality of life standards, furthers national economic growth and improves social welfare. KICT promotes original technology in the fields of land, infrastructure and construction.    

  • Korea Institute of Science and Technology

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    Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) is a premier research institute that aims to improve the quality of life and to create a better future. KIST was established in 1966 as the first government-funded research institute in Korea. Since that, KIST has been on the forefront of national development. KIST's research in the field of environment and climate change focuses on clean energy and greening cities through technology.

  • Korea Railroad Research Institute

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    Korea Railroad Research Insititute (KRRI) was established in 1996. Its main tasks are to develop new railcar and infrastructure technology such as high-speed trains (HEMU-430X), CNG-hybrid bimodal trains, wireless trams, etc. KRRI promotes the Korean railway industries through R&D on railway technology, operation and applications. KRRI has developed environmental technologies to decrease air pollution, noise and  carbon footprint and to increase energy savings. 

  • SUNJIN Engineering and Architecture

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    SUNJIN Engineering and Architecture co. Ltd is a multi-disciplinary consultant company located in South Korea, founded in 1975. The firm is made up of over 750 specialists working across the disciplines of Feasibility Studies, Technical Assistance Engineering, Project Management, Construction Management etc. SUNJIN E&A is able to work with a range of projects within the field of Environment, Waterworks, Urban planning, Roads & Traffic and Architecture.

  • Korea Technology Finance Corporation

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    Korea Technology Finance Corporation (KOTEC) is a quasi-govermental institution providing guarantees based on technology appraisal to SMEs that are technologically competent but lack collateral. Vitalization of technology financing is KOTEC's mission and it focusses on three areas: finance, technology appraisal & transfer. With the expertise in technology financing, KOTEC has facilitated the access to finance for climate change SMEs and the diffusion of green technologies to developing countries.

  • Korea Environment Institute

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    The Korea Environment Institute (KEI) is a government affiliated research institute that is under the Cabinet Coordination Office. The KEI was established in 1992 to contribute to preventing and solving environmental problems including climate change through environmental policy research and a professional and fair review of environmental impact assessments. The Korea Adaptation Center for Climate Change designated by the Ministry of Environment was established under the KEI in 2009.

  • Collaborative Labeling and Appliance Standards Program, Inc.

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    CLASP improves the energy performance of appliances and related systems, lessening their impacts on the world around us. CLASP develops and shares practical, transformative policy and market solutions in collaboration with global experts and stakeholders. CLASP is the leading international resource for energy efficiency standards and labels (S&L) for appliances, lighting, and equipment. Since 1999, CLASP has worked in over 50 countries on 6 continents promoting appliance energy efficiency.

  • Feasibility Assessment: Short-Lived Climate Pollutants Finance Innovation Facility

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    Monday, February 1, 2016
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    This report focuses on investigating the SLCP mitigation technologies offering the highest mitigation potential of the three major SLCPs: black carbon, hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), and methane, and each of the sectors identified by the CCAC sector initiatives. The report assesses the barriers to expediently mobilise private financial flows towards SLCP mitigating technologies in a number of key sector and markets; analyse the financial profiles of the key technologies.

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