measurement, reporting and verification

Synonyms

MRV

Definition

The Bali Action Plan initiated a new round of negotiations under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) with the aim of achieving an 'agreed outcome' addressing the full range of climate-related issues, including mitigation, adaptation, technology, and finance. In framing these negotiations, the Bali plan introduces a new construct with its requirement that certain actions be 'measurable, reportable and verifiable.' (MRV Report)