Past Events

COP25 side event: How to prevent hot air under Article 6?

COP25 side event Wednesday 4th December 16:45-18:15 Room 3 Description: As billions of carbon credits accumulated over the past decade threaten to undermine the Paris Agreement, the risk of creating new “hot air” units as a result of weak targets is growing. This side event will discuss the risk of past and future hot air…

4 Dec 2019

Webinar: Carbon Markets at COP25

Click here to watch the webinar: https://bit.ly/2OiyG0f  Date and time: Monday 25 November 2019, 15.00-16.15 CET This webinar will discuss the state of play of the Paris Agreement market negotiations and explore the future of global carbon markets and the role they can play in addressing the climate crisis. Panel & Moderator Speakers:  Jacob Werksman, European…

25 Nov 2019

Civil Society Capacity-building Workshop in Douala, Cameroon

Location: Douala, Cameroon Occasion: 27-28 August 2019 Along with our partner organisation ACDESPE from Cameroon, Carbon Market Watch organised a 2 day capacity building workshop on Douala, Cameroon. The object of the workshop work together with national African NGOs to discuss the current international carbon markets and the role African countries may play in their…

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

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