Past Events

Civil Society Capacity-building Workshop in Douala, Cameroon

This Civil Society Capacity-Building Workshop on international climate politics and carbon markets took place in Douala, Cameroon, 27-28 August 2019.

27 Aug 2019

UNFCCC side event: Making safeguards and sustainable development an integral part of carbon markets

Time and place: Wednesday, 26 June 2019 16:45-18:15 Room: Berlin Bonn climate change conference Speakers: – Dr Kerstin Burghaus, Manager Climate projects, Atmosfair – Sven Braden, Project Manager, Sustainable Development Initiative, SDI – Gilles Dufrasne, Policy Officer, Carbon Market Watch Moderator: – Sabine Frank, Executive Director, Carbon Market Watch Background: Carbon markets have a poor…

26 Jun 2019

Opportunities and challenges for international carbon markets under the Paris Agreement – COP24

EU Pavillion – COP24 Wednesday 5th, 10:00-13:00  – (CMW Session 12:20 – 13:00) Background: The proliferation of carbon pricing policies over the past years has also seen a rise in the introduction of carbon markets as a key policy tool to meet NDC commitments. Nevertheless, NDCs, domestic emissions trading systems and offsetting mechanisms are being…

5 Dec 2018

Transitioning to a new era of flexible mechanisms for increased ambition – COP24

UNFCCC – Official Side Event  – Katowice, Poland Tue, 04 Dec 2018 – 16:45-18:15 Room: Warmia In light of the potential impacts of old Kyoto mechanisms on the Paris Agreement, this event will discuss how to transition towards a new system for international transfers under Article 6, and how to adopt safeguards to ensure that markets…

4 Dec 2018

Towards a thriving industry in a net-zero emissions Europe

How to align Europe’s resource and energy-intensive industries with the Paris Agreement? An event hosted by the European Climate Foundation WHEN Wednesday 20 June 2018 – Conference 17.30-19.30 – Reception from 19.30 onwards Registration and information: [email protected]  By the time of COP24 at the end of this year, the European Commission is committed to publish a long-term climate vision and strategy…

20 Jun 2018

UNFCCC Negotiations, COP23

The UN’s climate talks continue from 6 to 17 November 2017 in Bonn, Germany. Under the Presidency of Fiji, climate negotiation will address how the Paris Agreement is to be implemented, a pre-curser to further discussion in 2018 on the agreement’s rule book. Open questions remain on the role carbon markets will play in keeping…

6 Nov 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

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