Brussels 19 April 2017. The European Commission has released a new study showing major flaws in carbon offsets from the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). As countries flesh out the rules to implement the Paris Agreement, Carbon Market Watch calls for an end to the scheme, and a shift away from offsetting as a climate policy approach.
In the run up to the Environment Council in June when ministers discuss the EU’s largest climate tool, Carbon Market Watch and Transport & Environment analysed country positions in the negotiation process on the Effort Sharing Regulation and ranked them in the “EU Climate Leader Board”.
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A Clean Fit: How the EU Emissions Trading System and the Clean Energy Package can work together for the climate
This event brings together policymakers and stakeholders to analyse the interaction between different policies and offer ways forward in order to safeguard the environmental integrity of EU climate action in line with the Paris Agreement. Tuesday 6 June, 14.00-18.00 – Permanent Representation of the Netherlands to the European Union. Register here
Tuesday 23 May 2017 15:00 – 16:30 CEST (Brussels)
This briefing explains the differences in the contexts of the Kyoto Protocol and the Paris Agreement, the differences between the CDM and the SDM, the lessons of the CDM experience for the SDM, and recommends steps to transition from the CDM to the SDM.
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This briefing explains the contribution of aviation to climate action, analyses the Commission’s proposal and provides recommendations for improvement.
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