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Submissions on Policy Issues to UNFCCC

Recommendations for the review of the modalities and procedures for the Clean Development Mechanism

Prepared for Subsidiary Body for Implementation, 44th Session, 16-26 May 2016 Carbon Market Watch welcomes the opportunity to provide input to the discussions on the review of the modalities and procedures for the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) – SBI agenda item 6a. The Paris Agreement established a new ‘mechanism to contribute to the mitigation of […] more »






Recommendations for the review of the modalities and procedures for the Clean Development Mechanism

Carbon Market Watch welcomes the opportunity to provide input to the discussions on the review of the modalities and procedures for the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) – SBI agenda item 5a. more »











COP21: Open letter to the delegates of UNFCCC Parties

Dear delegate, Climate change poses the greatest threat to our continued way of life on this planet. Together, 121 civil society networks and organisations, from 55 countries call on you to show bold political leadership and do everything in your power to agree on an ambitious, legally binding climate Treaty that will limit global warming […] more »






Letter to UNFCCC Delegates: Recommendations on CDM and JI currently under discussion at SBI

Dear delegate,  As the climate negotiations in Bonn are under way, I am pleased to share our recommendations for the review of the modalities and procedures for the clean development mechanism and the position of the Climate Action Network on the revision of the joint implementation guidelines, which are currently being discussed under SBI. Please feel free to contact […] more »






Views on suggested changes to the Modalities and Procedures (M&Ps) for the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM)

The accredited observer organization Nature Code – Centre of Development and Environment welcomes the opportunity to submit our views on suggested changes to the modalities and procedures (M&Ps) for the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). Where applicable, our recommendations refer directly to the proposed possible changes in the technical paper FCCC/TP/2014/1 published on 19 March 2014 as per the Decision 4/CMP.9 on the review of the M&Ps for the CDM. more »











See No Evil – Public Action: Human Rights in Carbon Markets

The day before the action 14.11.13, with the help of many coordination emails we met together with some of the YOUNGOs group to discuss our initial plans.  From this constructive huddle became the loose framework of the Action (below).  Later that evening  we visited the Convergence Space, a creative climate commons room not far from […] more »






Open letter calling for rules to protect the integrity of climate policy-making from vested corporate interests

Warsaw, 21st November 2013 Open letter calling for rules to protect the integrity of climate policy-making from vested corporate interests Dear UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres, We are writing to you as a group of civil society organisations, groups and social movements deeply concerned with the fate of the climate. […] more »






Open letter to Ministers and delegates of UNFCCC Parties, November 2013

Open letter to Ministers and delegates of UNFCCC Parties
Subject: Stop carbon markets from undermining mitigation commitments at COP-19 more »











CAN Intervention at NAMA workshop, COP19

I am Anja Kollmuss from Carbon Market Watch speaking as a member of the Climate Action Network. The recent IPCC report highlights that the remaining global carbon budget is very small and shrinking fast. Impacts of climate change are worsening rapidly. The need to reduce emissions immediately has never been more vital and urgent. At […] more »






CAN Intervention on CDM and JI in the COP19 SBI Closing Plenary

Thank you Chair,  I am Juliane Voigt speaking as a member of the Climate Action Network.When discussing matters relating to the Kyoto Mechanisms, delegates must remember that the recent IPCC report highlights that the remaining global carbon budget is very small and shrinking fast. The need to reduce emissions immediately and permanently has never been more […] more »