Carbon Market Watch

Scrutinising carbon markets & advocating fair, effective climate protection


  • TAKE ACTION! #Aviation Tweetathon – 20 days
      Carbon Market Watch have launched a global online campaign to raise awareness on the upcoming ICAO deal, that is crucial for the climate but not known by the large public and to show airlines, a fundamental ICAO influencer, as well as governments, the decision makers, that the worldwide civil society ... read more
    Published on 2016-07-12
  • Triple shock: Draft report would keep Europe’s carbon market in dysfunctional state
    In June, the rapporteur of the European Parliament’s environment committee (Ian Duncan) published his draft report on the EU’s carbon market reform, kicking off the legislative debate. Disappointingly, the proposal fails to address the most pressing issues that need fixing in order to make the EU ETS fit-for-purpose and in ... read more
    Published on 2016-06-03
  • Recommendations for Article 6 of the Paris Agreement
    Prepared for the Bonn Climate Change Conference 16-26 May 2016 Carbon Market Watch welcomes the opportunity to provide input to the discussions on matters relating to Article 6 of the Paris Agreement. Years of stalled negotiations leading up to Paris Agreement unexpectedly delivered a strong provision for markets in the ... read more
    Published on 2016-05-19
  • Blog: A call for the High Ambition Coalition to work its magic on ICAO climate action
    The High Ambition Coalition (HAC) – a group of countries united in their desire to not just get a deal, but to get a good deal – played a crucial role in the Paris climate conference. Now they are needed to guarantee high enough level of ambition in cutting emissions ... read more
    Published on 2016-05-12
  • Carbon intensive industries get an unexpected slap by Europe’s Judiciary
    In April the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled against a case by carbon-intensive industries that had sought additional free pollution permits from the EU’s Emissions Trading System (ETS).  The Court’s declaration backfired on the companies, when it ruled that the allocation of free permits had in fact ... read more
    Published on 2016-05-11
  • Open Letter to ICAO Parties on global market-based measure for aviation
    Dear Parties of the International Civil Aviation Organization, dear Ministers, We, the undersigned, representing 64 networks, organizations and concerned European Members of the European Parliament from 28 countries, call on you to show bold political leadership and do everything in your power to reach an ambitious, binding, environmentally robust agreement to address aviation emissions in ... read more
    Published on 2016-05-11