List of abbreviations

The Emissions Trading Scheme - summary information for public entities and auditors.
AAU Assigned Amount Unit – an international carbon credit issued under the Kyoto Protocol. New Zealand AAUs are originally issued to New Zealand under the Kyoto Protocol.
AGS Afforestation Grant Scheme
CAA Carbon Accounting Area
CP1 The first commitment period, from 1 January 2008 to 31 December 2012
DEF Default emissions factor
EPA Environmental Protection Authority
ETS Emissions Trading Scheme
LINZ Land Information New Zealand
MAF Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
MED Ministry of Economic Development
MfE Ministry for the Environment
NZEUR New Zealand Emission Unit Register
NZU New Zealand Unit
PFSI Permanent Forest Sink Initiative
SOE State-owned enterprise
UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
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