Clean Development Mechanism

Clean Development Mechanism
  A Kyoto Protocol program that enables industrialized countries to finance emissions-avoiding projects in developing countries and receive credit for reductions achieved against their own emissions limitation targets. Also see Kyoto Protocol.
  U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration's Energy Glossary

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