WATCH THIS! NGO Voices on Climate Finance & Carbon Markets #16 September 2016

Editorial Dear partners, Since the beginning of the year, international aviation has been very high on our international advocacy agenda. As explained in previous editions of this newsletter, our priority is to ensure that the aviation sector will do its fair share in fighting climate change. Thanks to your support, we have sent key countries …

Carbon markets in the Paris Agreement: what’s next on the negotiation agenda?

The Paris COP made strong provisions for markets and, non-market approaches. Next on the agenda is figuring out how these pieces work and fit together, what role they may play in a 1.5C scenario, how to improve and phase out the Kyoto Protocol’s measures (the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and Joint Implementation (JI)), and how …

ENGOs and scientists challenge the Swedish Energy Agency – ‘Stop supporting false climate change solutions in Uganda’

The Swedish Energy Agency (SEA) has faced criticism for purchasing CDM carbon credits from a tree plantation project at Kachung, Uganda. The SEA signed a 20 year (2012-2032) purchase agreement with Norwegian company Green Resources, but later suspended payments due to problems with the project. In March 2016 the SEA announced that it would not …

Aviation campaign: join our last call before the ICAO Assembly

ICAO’s General Assembly is rapidly approaching but the negotiations have left us the MBM in a state of massive uncertainty. On September 27, a coalition of NGOs will organise a final online blast, through Thunderclap, calling ICAO to #Flight4Climate. Carbon Market Watch calls on its supporters and partners to join this crucial last call. On …