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:
- Cooperative Approaches (SBSTA, agenda item 12a)
- the SDM (SBSTA, agenda item 12b)
- Land use, land use change and forestry (SBSTA, agenda item 11a)
- International Civil Aviation (as they relate to APA, agenda items 3, 5 and 6)
- Review of the CDM Modalities and Procedures (SBI, agenda item 7a)
- CDM appeals procedure (SBI, agenda item 7b)
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