Past Events

Central America & Mexico civil society workshop: ensuring that climate finance benefits local communities

With the signing and ratification of the Paris Agreement, Latin American countries have committed to moving towards a low carbon and climate resilient sustainable development. At the same time, developed countries, in recognition of past responsibilities and the needs of the poorest countries, have committed themselves to increasing their contributions to the financing of climate…

3 Oct 2017

Carbon pricing: Yes. But how?

Background Carbon Pricing has an important role to play in providing a broad signal to shift the world’s economies in order to reach the objectives of the Paris Agreement. A recent report of the High Level Commission on Carbon Prices highlights the need for carbon prices of at least US$40–80/tCO2 by 2020 and US$50–100/tCO2 by 2030….

20 Sep 2017

A Clean Fit: How the EU Emissions Trading System and the Clean Energy Package can work together for the climate

Time and place Tuesday 6 June, 14.00-18.00 Permanent Representation of the Netherlands to the European Union 4-10, Avenue de Cortenbergh, 1040 BRUSSELS Programme: 14.00-14.30 Registration Welcome note by the Permanent Representation of the Netherlands to the EU 14.30-16.30 Panel debate Moderation by Ms Linda Kalcher, European Climate Foundation Short input presentations by Dr Felix Matthes, Research Coordinator at…

6 Jun 2017

Webinar – Ensuring carbon market integrity under the Paris Agreement – challenges and opportunities

Tuesday 23 May 2017  15:00 – 16:30 CEST (Brussels)  Description: The Paris Agreement’s Article 6 opens a new era for international carbon markets, establishing multiple avenues for cooperation, including the Sustainable Development Mechanism (SDM). But carbon markets will need to function in a radically changed world, where all Parties have commitments towards a common 1.5…

23 May 2017

UNFCCC Side Event: Ensuring integrity of Paris Agreement Art. 6 – challenges and opportunities from a civil society perspective

Time and venue Thursday 11 May, 16.45 – 18.15 Bonn Climate Change Conference, Room Bonn (181) WATCH RECORDED LIVESTREAM OF EVENT HERE The Paris Agreement’s Article 6 opens a new era for international carbon markets, establishing multiple avenues for cooperation, including the Sustainable Development Mechanism (SDM). Carbon markets will need to function in a radically…

11 May 2017

UNFCCC Side Event: Aviation and Paris: making climate agreements work

Time and venue Wed, 10 May 16:45 – 18:15 Bonn Climate Change Conference, Kaminzimmer 113 The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has created an offsetting measure for the aviation sector which aims to compensate for emissions growth above 2020 levels. Though international aviation emissions fall under the Paris Agreement, to date they are not included in any…

10 May 2017

Civil Society Workshop – The road to a low carbon economy: strengthening the connection between local, national and European climate policy

Download presentations below: DAY 1: Intro to European climate policy + focus on Effort Sharing Regulation Co-decision process: how does EU decision-making work – Cristina Mestre, T&E General overview of the current EU reform process – the EU ETS – Femke de Jong, CMW Intro to the Effort Sharing Regulation – Femke De Jong, CMW Presentation of…

5 Apr 2017

Student Debate: The Carbon Battle

The Institute for European Studies at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, in cooperation with Carbon Market Watch, is delighted to host an interactive academic debate on European Climate Policy.

28 Mar 2017

Policy Event: When Will Europe Act? How the aviation sector can reduce emissions through the EU ETS

Wednesday 8 March, 2017, 13.30-15.00 The event was kindly co-hosted by Members of the European Parliament, Mr Peter Liese  (EPP) and Ms Julie Girling (ECR). Programme: 13.30-15.00 13.30-13.40 Mr Peter Liese, Member of the European Parliament – opening remarks 13.40-13.50 Ms Laurence Graff, Head of Unit, European Commission Aviation under the EU ETS from 2017…

8 Mar 2017

The Cement Industry of the Future

Ahead of the plenary vote on Emissions Trading System reform, please join us for lunch on Tuesday 31st January to discuss the cement sector’s place in the low-carbon transition. Proposals from the ENVI Committee include the introduction of Border Adjustment Measures; please join our panel to discuss how the proposals will effect low-carbon cement.

31 Jan 2017