Glossary

Selected Terms

BKZ
Bankgesellschaft Kohlenstoffermäßigungen Zürich
BMU
German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety
BRIC
Brazil, Russia, India, China – rapidly developing nations
CDM
Clean Development Mechanism (of the Kyoto Protocol)
GC
Governing Council (of the GCMO)
GCMO
Global Carbon Markets Organisation
IGO
Inter-governmental organisation
IMF
International Monetary Fund
IOS
UN Office for Internal Oversight Services
LNG
Liquefied natural gas
NGO
Non-governmental organisation
OCC
PNG government Office of Climate and Carbon
PNG
Papua New Guinea (aka Papua Niugini)
REDD
Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation
UNFCCC
UN Framework Convention on Climate Change