Documentation of the activities within the framework of the completion of the CRF for the 2003 submission to the UNFCCC

16-10-2003 | Publication

The ministry of VROM is obliged to report the Dutch emission data for greenhouse gases to the EU (European Union's Greenhouse Gas Monitoring Mechanism) and the UNFCCC ( United Nation's Framework Convention on Climate Change). The main part of emission data is done in the Common Reporting Format (CRF) This format consists of a uniformed spreadsheet.

This publication describes the activities in the last quarter of 2001 and the first two quarters of 2002 to complete the CRF (Common Reporting Format) files for the year 1990 to 2000 and the revision made in response to comments from the Climate Secretariat after the initial checks by the Secretariat. It is also a description of the procedure, which the Netherlands use to translate the emission data from the National Inventory system to the CRF files