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Fostering sustainable development through climate action - what should the future UN mechanism look like?

In May, climate negotiators will again gather to flesh out the rules to implement the landmark Paris climate agreement. One of the topics on the agenda is the Sustainable Development ...

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'Price it right, tax it smart, do it now' demands the head of IMF

Carbon Market Watch Joins Coalition to Promote Carbon Pricing As climate skeptics in the White House mulled over whether to remain in the Paris Agreement, less than two blocks away on ...

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'Sharing experiences helps solve problems' – Two days of intense climate action talks with Southern European NGOs

Guest article by Susana Pinto from Quercus About 25 non-governmental organisations from Southern Europe, including Portuguese Quercus, gathered in Madrid on 5 and 6 April to exchange experiences and to explore ...

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Letter to the Austrian government on airport expansion

Dear Government of Austria, Government of Lower Austria and City of Vienna, The international climate community applauds the recent decision by the Federal administrative court in Vienna to block the expansion ...

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CLARA Briefing - Climate Action in the Land Sector: Treading carefully

This briefing, published by the Climate, Land, Ambition and Rights Alliance – CLARA –, has been endorsed by Carbon Market Watch. Executive Summary Climate action must be urgently scaled up to limit ...

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Policy Brief: Good-Bye Kyoto: Transitioning away from offsetting after 2020

Executive Summary The 2015 Paris Agreement, which sets out the framework for global climate action after 2020, includes the establishment of the Sustainable Development Mechanism (SDM). The goals of the SDM are ...

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Press statement: New study adds urgency to end UN carbon offsetting scheme

- European Commission publishes new study on Clean Development Mechanism - Study finds 73% of potential offsets to be issued under the scheme between 2013 and 2020 are worthless - ...

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UN climate fund should learn from past mistakes and reject large hydro dam projects

In a controversial move, the Board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) has approved three large hydro dam projects, despite concerns raised by civil society on the extensive adverse social ...

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Open letter to Green Climate Fund Board on keeping the fund fossil fuel free

March 2017 Dear Members and Alternate Members of the Board: We write to urge you to develop and adopt an investment policy for the treasury of the United Nations Green Climate Fund ...

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El acuerdo global de aviación empleado para evitar la ambición de Europa para el sector

El acuerdo global de aviación empleado para evitar la ambición de Europa para el sector

Tras la creación de un esquema de compensación global por parte de la Organización de la Aviación Civil Internacional (OACI) el otoño pasado, el tema de la ambición de la ...

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Carbon Market Watch News  is our regular news service providing updates and short analyses on issues related to carbon markets from around the world.

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Carbon Market Watch in the News

As a unique watchdog organisation for carbon markets, Carbon Market Watch is often quoted in the media. See here for a list of recent media coverage.