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Climate Negotiations (UNFCCC)

Policy Brief: A Fair EU ETS Revision

REMOVING FAVOURITISM AND DISCRIMINATION FROM THE EU’S CARBON MARKET Executive Summary The EU is currently finalizing the implementation of its 2030 climate framework. This work includes a revision of the EU’s Emissions Trading ...

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Submission to European Commission on modernising and simplifying the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)

The current governance and decision-making process of the CAP is a main barrier preventing the current policy from delivering on its objectives.  Representing almost 40% of the EU budget, the CAP ...

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Carbon Market Watch Internship - August 2017

Application deadline:  7 July 2017 Carbon Market Watch is recruiting a dynamic intern for a 6-month position in its Brussels office, starting at the end of August 2017. The intern will ...

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Press Statement: European Parliament improves key climate law but fails to close all loopholes

STRASBOURG 14 June 2017. Today, the European Parliament voted on the Effort Sharing Regulation which covers the emissions from the transport, building, agriculture and waste sectors in the 2021-2030 period. ...

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European citizens to their governments: step up climate action!

Civil society organisations from 13 European countries have called on their decision makers to boost efforts to reduce emissions from sectors such as transport and agriculture - some of the ...

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#EUESR day of Action

Today, June 7, dozens of NGOs based in different EU Member States are participating in a Day of Action on the Effort Sharing Regulation by sending a letter to their ...

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Policy Brief: A Clean Fit: The role of the EU ETS in the energy policy landscape

Executive Summary Around the world, governments are establishing carbon pricing systems to put a price-tag on greenhouse gas emissions and incentivize more climate friendly practices. The EU launched its own Emissions ...

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Markets negotiations make little progress in Bonn

Despite the political uncertainties around US’ participation in the Paris Agreement, technical negotiations on how to implement the landmark climate deal, including through carbon markets, continued at the UN Climate ...

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Letter to Italian ENVI committee MEPs on the Climate Action Regulation implementing the Paris Agreement

Gentile Onorevole, Il prossimo 30 maggio è previsto il voto in Commissione Ambiente sulla proposta di regolamento concernente l’Effort Sharing Regulation (ESR), o meglio, come propone il relatore Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy, il ...

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Press Statement: EU lawmakers reduce loopholes in key climate law

BRUSSELS 30 May 2017. The European Parliament’s environment committee voted today to limit loopholes in the EU’s key climate legislation, preventing  European countries from stalling emissions reductions in sectors such ...

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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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