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  • WEBINAR: ”What are NAMAs and how can civil society organisations benefit from them?”
    WEBINAR ”What are NAMAs and how can civil society organisations benefit from them?” 8 July, 20147.30 CDT (Mexico City), 14.30 CEST (Brussels), 18.00 IST (Delhi), 19.30 ICT (Bangkok) Online event will be 90 minutes REGISTER ONLINE HERE Would you like to learn more about an important tool… ... read more
    Source: CMWPublished on 2015-06-24
  • NEWS: Forestry offsets could turn EU’s 40% climate target into merely 35%
    A new report from the Öko-Institut shows that the use of forestry offsets to replace efforts in other sectors would undermine the EU’s 2030 climate target by 5%. The legislative proposal for the land use sector that the European Commission is expected to present early next year should therefore uphold… ... read more
    Source: CMWPublished on 2015-06-24
  • Policy Brief: Flexibilities in the EU’s 2030 Effort Sharing Decision
    Executive summary The Effort Sharing Decision (ESD) is a centerpiece of Europe’s climate legislation as it sets annual emission reduction targets for each Member State for the greenhouse gas emissions from the transport, building, agriculture and waste sectors. The ESD was adopted in 2009 to implement the EU’s 2020 climate… ... read more
    Source: CMWPublished on 2015-06-18
  • NEWS: Review of the CDM rules at the Bonn intersessions
    Currently, parties to the UNFCCC are meeting in Bonn for a new round of climate negotiations. One of the topics that is on the table is the review of the Modalities and Procedures of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). Parties are thereby discussing rather “light” issues and shy away from… ... read more
    Source: CMWPublished on 2015-06-09
  • NEWS: Update from Bonn: What’s in store for market mechanisms?
    With another round of UN climate talks underway in Bonn, uncertainty remains over the role that carbon markets will play in the Paris Protocol and accompanying decisions.  A key challenge for the latest UNFCCC negotiations in Bonn has been to consolidate options in the 86-page Geneva negotiating text. At the… ... read more
    Source: CMWPublished on 2015-06-09
  • NEWS: Growing expectations on EU ministers to promote aviation mitigation
    The inclusion of international flights into the EU’s carbon market was one factor that created momentum for a global, rather than regional, measure to address aviation emissions. Recognizing Europe’s potential importance in the ongoing negotiations towards a global market based measure, open letters from fifteen NGOs across Europe were sent… ... read more
    Source: CMWPublished on 2015-05-04