Carbon markets in a crystal ball: what does the future look like?

WEBINAR recording is available on YouTube, or watch below

Date and time

Wednesday, December 16th, 16-17:15 (CET)

Background

With numerous “net zero” and “carbon neutrality” pledges being announced, carbon markets are booming, but does this equal climate action? In this webinar, we will discuss the new financial sector-led taskforce to “scale up” the voluntary market, the future of carbon offsets, as envisioned by carbon credit standards, and alternative ways of channelling climate finance proposed by a leading research institute.  

16:00 – 16:05 Introduction by moderator Sabine Frank, Director, Carbon Market Watch

16:05 – 16:15 Presentation of the taskforce on scaling up voluntary carbon markets – Guy Turner, Founder, CEO, Trove Research

16:15 – 16:25 Alternatives for the voluntary carbon marketAki Kachi, NewClimate Institute

16:25 – 16:40 Carbon credit standards’ visions for the future: David Antonioli, CEO, Verra; Owen Hewlett, CTO, Gold Standard

16:40 – 16:45 An NGO perspective on the role of carbon marketsGilles Dufrasne, Policy Officer, Carbon Market Watch

16:45-17:10 Q&A

17:10-17:15 Closing remarks by moderator