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  • Initialism of cold dark matter.

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  • CDM is an anticommunist group that was formed by the conservative wing of the Democratic Party in 1972 to promote a strong military.

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  • The "CDM" - a component of the 1997 Kyoto Protocol for cutting heat-trapping greenhouse gases

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  • The "CDM" - a component of the 1997 Kyoto Protocol for cutting heat-trapping greenhouse gases - essentially allows industrial nations that are required to cut their greenhouse gases to pay developing nations to cut theirs instead.

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  • The CDM is the world's first financial mechanism that truly addresses the rising costs of climate change in developing countries.

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  • The slow pace of rebuilding so concerned the Galveston City Council that in January it considered firing its contractor, Camp, Dresser and McKee, known as CDM.

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  • The more than 500 expected participants will include some 60 national representatives - so-called CDM designated national authorities and national focal points - from more than 30 African countries.

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  • The CDM is the last unit to be placed inside the Artful before the hull is sealed up.

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  • The CDM is a market-based financial instrument set up under the Kyoto Protocol that allows industrialized countries to invest in developing country projects and acquire greenhouse gas emission reduction credits, or carbon credits, that they can then use to meet their greenhouse gas reduction targets under the protocol.

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  • The study authors, from a consulting and engineering firm called CDM, offered city officials some straightforward recommendations: offer blue carts citywide, provide more opportunities for residents to recycle clothing and compost organic waste, launch education and outreach programs, and start enforcing recycling laws already on the books.

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  • Worth $6.5 billion in 2008, the CDM is the main source of offsets for Europe's emissions trading scheme, allowing participants to procure from a wide range of carbon-cutting projects in countries like India, China and Brazil.

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