This analytical report looks at whether and how public funds, utilizing pay-for-performance mechanisms, may be used to incentivize reductions of methane emissions. This report documents the discussions of the Methane finance study group. Reducing methane can be achieved in a range of sectors, including oil and gas production and natural gas processing, transmission, and distribution; coal mine methane; solid waste and wastewater management, and agriculture.
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Topics: Finance, Mitigation, International Law and Policy, Financial Mechanisms, Carbon Financing and CDM, COP22 List of UN Publications
Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document
Publication date: 2013