Past Events

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: rannveig.vaniterson@europeanclimate.org  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

COP23 Side Event – Ships, Planes and Paris: Clearly navigating to 1.5°C

This event was kindly hosted at the South African pavilion during the COP23 negotiations in Bonn:  Tuesday, November 14th from 10:00-11:45   Background: The responsibility to address the growing climate impact of aviation and shipping falls on the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO).  This side event discussed and reflected on the…

14 Nov 2017

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

Webinar: International transport and the Paris Agreement

To join, please fill out this form. Background International transport impacts various areas of the Paris Agreement. In this webinar, speakers will dive into the role of ships and planes and present the CAN International recommendations for the Facilitative Dialogue and Global Stocktake, the Transparency Framework, Paris accounting rules and market discussions. Presentations Intro to CAN International recommendations Percentage of…

31 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