Still no closure for UN offsetting scheme review

At the COP 22 climate conference in Marrakesh, countries continued debating the review of the UN’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), which will serve as a model for the newly established Sustainable Development Mechanism (SDM). Parties generally shied away from controversial topics, such as demands to establish a grievance mechanism. In order for the CDM review …

¿Formarán parte los mercados de carbono de la solución para el cambio climático?

Los activistas por el clima que buscaban algo de progreso en las negociaciones de Marrakech salen defraudados de las negociaciones. La elección de Donald Trump como presidente de los EE. UU. poco después del inicio de la reunión tiñó de gris las conversaciones que solo se iluminaron un poco cuando los países más vulnerables se comprometieron …

Overview of Carbon Market Watch’s activities at COP22

Carbon Market Watch organized two side events during COP22 Our official event was on the future of carbon markets. Download the presentations here and watch it again here. TODAY: come to our #COP22 side event on #carbonmarkets in the #ParisAgreement at 3 GMT! Or watch it online here: https://t.co/Itpxqk9OiV pic.twitter.com/NK6GXqCl4Z — Carbon Market Watch (@CarbonMrktWatch) 8 …

Cement industry made €5 billion in pollution windfall from EU’s carbon market

BRUSSELS 30 November 2016. The European cement sector has earned over 5 billion euros from the EU’s Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) according to updated windfall calculations taken from 2008-2015. The findings from independent analysts at CE Delft highlight the urgent need to drastically curb the volume of free pollution permits handed out to carbon-intensive …