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Climate Negotiations (UNFCCC)

Cities at the forefront of climate action - Achieving the Paris climate goals through the Effort Sharing Regulation

Executive summary Cities and regions are critically important for meeting and overachieving Europe’s climate targets. More than a third of the EU’s 2020 climate target will be delivered by cities, equivalent ...

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Financing partners face criticism as UN’s climate fund meets

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) board meets from 30 September- 2 October in Cairo, Egypt. Board members are expected to approve 16 funding proposals and accredit 5 new entities that ...

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CDM credits not fit to meet Paris goals - study

A recent study by Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) looking at credits issued under the UN offsetting measure, the Clean Development Mechanism, warns governments against using them to meet their pledges ...

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Policy Briefing: Pricing carbon to achieve the Paris goals

Executive Summary Putting a price on carbon, based on the polluter pays principle, has the potential to be a powerful policy tool to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the fight against climate ...

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European industry must become low-carbon to remain competitive

Low-carbon transition and digitisation are key priorities for the future of the European industrial sector, says the European Commission in a paper released today. However, current policies are inadequate to ...

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Governments pledging to boost carbon pricing must follow up with ambitious action

In the days of Trump, Irma, Harvey, Talim and Doksuri, it is important to have positive signs that people can also work together, especially on climate change. The tenth anniversary ...

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Press Statement: European Parliament backs stricter aviation pollution rules

BRUSSELS 13 September 2017. Today, the European Parliament adopted its position on aviation’s role under the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS). Lawmakers agreed to continue the exclusion of international ...

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NYC EVENT: Carbon pricing: Yes. But how?

20 September 2017 New York Climate Week Background Carbon Pricing has an important role to play in providing a broad signal to shift the world’s economies in order to reach the objectives of the ...

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Taller para la sociedad civil centroamericana y mexicana - Financiamiento climático en beneficio de las comunidades locales

PARA REGISTRARTE HAZ CLICK AQUÍ Si deseas más información, contacta a Laila Rodríguez: lailar@outlook.com o a Pierre-Jean Brasier: pj.brasier@carbonmarketwatch.org Descarga la invitación haciendo click aquí  Con la firma y ratificación del Acuerdo de ...

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Central America & Mexico civil society workshop: ensuring that climate finance benefits local communities

With the signing and ratification of the Paris Agreement, Latin American countries have committed to moving towards a low carbon and climate resilient sustainable development. At the same time, developed ...

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Carbon Market Watch supports and coordinates the work of many civil society organisations at UNFCCC conferences on particular market and non-market related issues. Beyond this, Carbon Market Watch advocates for stronger environmental and social integrity of UN offsetting schemes and new market mechanisms. During COP meetings, we formulate our campaigns and messages by publicly presenting our work to decision makers and policy advocates.  To learn more about our work from the international climate negotiations please read below:

COP22 Marakech, Morocco

Carbon Market Watch is currently following the climate negotiations at COP 22.

Issue we’re following under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement include:

  • Increase ambition
  • Ensure environmental integrity
  • Promote sustainable development
  • protecting human rights

For more detailed information, please see our recommendations on:

Follow our activities and download our material: Carbon Market Watch @COP22

COP21 Paris, France

The Carbon Market Watch team was in Paris to support the negotiations providing independent analysis on key issues and to raise awareness about potential deal breakers.

See our full coverage of COP21: Carbon Market Watch @COP21

COP20 Lima, Peru

COP20 in Lima to establish the groundwork for a future climate treaty will take place in limbo over tangible commitments on climate action only expected throughout 2015. Yet, discussions on a number of crucial issues will happen in light of this uncertainty. A hot potato will be the level of climate ambition needed for countries that want to use carbon markets.

See our full coverage of COP20: Carbon Market Watch @COP20

COP19 Warsaw, Poland

In the early hours of Sunday, 24 November 2013, the 19th Conference of the Parties (COP19) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) concluded in Poland, Warsaw. After a 40 hour negotiating marathon, the conference concluded with a package of decisions and an even bigger bunch of undecided issues that will be discussed at the next session in June 2014. For a full analysis of the outcome of COP19 and an overview of our activities during the COP see here.

See our full coverage of COP19: Carbon Market Watch @COP19

COP18 Doha, Qatar 

For two weeks in Doha, Qatar delegates from close to 200 countries negotiated the future of the planet at COP18 in Dec 2012. Carbon markets were an important topic. Decisions on the future of the CDM, the JI, AAU surplus and New Market Mechanisms were made.

See our full coverage of COP18: Carbon Market Watch @COP18

 

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Carbon Market Watch Publications on Climate Negotiations (UNFCCC)

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