Carbon Market Watch

Scrutinising carbon markets & advocating fair, effective climate protection


  • 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
    Source: CMWPublished 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
    Source: CMWPublished on 2016-05-12
  • 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
    Source: CMWPublished on 2016-05-11
  • Policy Brief: Cabin cross check: Safety criteria for aviation’s market-based measure
    Summary Aviation accounts for approximately 4.9% of all global warming1 and is projected to grow by up to 300% by 2050 if left unaddressed. In order to limit the global average temperature rise to 1.5°C above preindustrial levels, international aviation must contribute to the global effort to reduce emissions. The International Civil Aviation… ... read more
    Source: CMWPublished on 2016-05-05
  • Civil society workshop on climate finance developments
    10 May 2016, 10.00-16.45, Mundo B, Fair Trade Room, Brussels AGENDA  9.30-10.00: Arrival, coffee & tea 10.00 -13.00: Session 1: Experience with low-carbon funding in the EU Moderator: Femke De Jong, Carbon Market Watch Introduction: Towards quality and accountable climate finance Urska Trunk, Carbon Market Watch: Fossil fuel subsidies… ... read more
    Source: CMWPublished on 2016-05-04
  • Policy Brief: Fossil fuel subsidies from Europe’s carbon market
    Executive summary Under the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) the power sector no longer receives allowances for free but is required to purchase them from auctioning. An exception is made through the so called Article 10c of the EU ETS Directive. This provision allows lower-income Member States from Central and Eastern… ... read more
    Source: CMWPublished on 2016-04-26