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Background

Background of the Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (TGO) 

The severity of global warming and climate change has and caused a widespread impact, requiring two fundamental response strategies like Mitigation and Adaptation. All well-known, a greenhouse gas emission is the major cause of the problem. Hence, to control the emissions, countries are not only required to mitigate the impacts by developing projects under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), but also to increase the capabilities and competitiveness of private and relevant sectors to implement these mitigation projects towards the conservation of natural resources, environmental qualities for sustainable development of the nation.

The Thai Cabinet’s resolution approved the establishment of the Greenhouse Gas Management Organization as public organization in accordance with the law on public organization on May 15 B.E. 2550 (2007). While the autonomous public organization has an administrative independence, it also acts as the center for collaboration among government, private sector and international organizations. As published on July 6 B.E. 2550 (2007), in Government Gazette of Thailand Volume 124 Part 31 A, the public organization entitled “Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management (Public Organization)”, called “TGO” in brief, is established under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment with the following objectives:

  • to analyse, scrutinize and collect views and opinions in relation to the approval of projects, as well as to pursue and appraise the authorized projects;
  • to further the project advancement in the market of greenhouse gas quantity trading as approved;
  • to be an information centre for circumstances on greenhouse gas operations;
  • to make a database about the authorized projects and the approved trading of greenhouse gas quantity; nevertheless, in accordance with the policy determined by the National Board and the Board;
  • to further and enhance the efficiency, as well as to give instructions to public agency and private body in the operations on greenhouse gases.

 

Vision

            TGO is established with a vision to garner effective management of Greenhouse Gas emissions to support economy, environmental conservation and The Economy Environment and society.

Mission

  1. to analyse, scrutinize and collect views and opinions on approval and appraisal of authorized projects to further project advancements and the market of greenhouse gas quantity trading as approved;
  2. to be an information centre for circumstances on greenhouse gas operations;
  3. to make a database about the authorized projects and the approved trading of greenhouse gas quantity; nevertheless, in accordance with the policy determined by the National Board and the Board;
  4. to further and enhance the efficiency and provide instructions to public agency and private body in the operations on greenhouse gas accordingly;
  5. to disseminate and conduct public relations campaign on the greenhouse gas management;
  6. to promote and support relevant climate change operations
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