Table 1. List of acronyms used in CDM literature (UNFCCC 2007).


Acronym
Definition
A/R
Afforestation and reforestation.
A/R AMS
Simplified baseline and monitoring methodologies for small-scale afforestation and reforestation project activities under the clean development mechanism.
A/R CDM
Approved baseline and monitoring methodologies for afforestation and reforestation project activities under the clean development mechanism.
CDM
Clean development mechanism.
CER
Certified emissions reductions.
GHG
Greenhouse gas.
LULUCF
Land use, land-use change and forestry.
PES
Payments for environmental services.
REDD
Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries.
UNFCCC
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.