Carbon Market Watch

For fair and effective climate protection.

Problematic Project Types

Some project types in the CDM are inherently more problematic than others. This is often because these projects are more likely to be non-additional, to lead to over crediting, perpetuate unsustainable practices, or are more likely to lead to harmful impacts for the local populations.

Learn more about the following project types:

You can also learn more about particular projects that we have found problematic in our project campaign section.