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24 Nov 2020

Marchés carbone agricoles – Compensation carbone: fausse solution pour un vrai problème ?

Sommaire exécutif Les projets de réduction d’émissions de gaz à effet de serre (GES) du secteur agricole, en particulier ceux visant à accroître la séquestration du carbone dans les sols, sont de plus en plus liés à des mécanismes de compensation carbone. Pourtant, ces initiatives présentent de nombreux risques. D’abord, les mécanismes agricoles de compensation…

18 Août 2020

Introduction aux marchés du carbone – Un guide des mecanismes mondiaux de compensation

Introduction Ce dossier offre une vue d’ensemble des discussions actuelles concernant l’Article 6 de l’Accord de Paris, qui établit les fondements de mécanismes de marché visant à lutter contre les changements climatiques après 2020. Les grandes leçons à tirer des marchés issus du Protocole de Kyoto y sont exposées, les questions essentielles au coeur des…

26 Avr 2018

Guide pour les professionnels concernant la consultation des acteurs locaux

Comment assurer une participation publique adéquare aux action d’atténuation du changement climatique Introduction Au cours des 20 dernières années, les efforts effectués au niveau mondial pour atténuer les effets du changement climatique se sont appuyés de plus en plus sur des projets d’atténuation locaux. Tout en cherchant à réduire les émissions de la manière la…

8 Déc 2017

Beyond the EU ETS: Strengthening Europe’s carbon market through national action

Executive summary In autumn 2017, the EU Member States and the European Parliament agreed on the revision of the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS), setting out the scheme’s rules for the 2021-2030 period. The EU ETS aims to put a price on carbon by requiring installations across Europe to surrender allowances reflecting their level…

Propositions de politique
15 Nov 2017

Response to impact assessment of the carbon leakage list for the period 2021-2030

The assessment of the carbon leakage list for the post-2020 period will need to be informed by the performance of the carbon leakage provisions to date. So far, the excessively generous handout of free permits has resulted in over 25 billion euros windfall profits (e.g. the polluter has been paid, rather than having been made…

8 Nov 2017

Joint NGO statement: Being serious about the Paris Agreement

Stop the ETS funding coal, Start a meaningful carbon price This Agreement […] aims to […] making finance flows consistent with a pathway towards low greenhouse gas emissions and climate-resilient development. Paris Agreement, Article 2(1)c We, the undersigned, urgently appeal to Representatives of European Parliament, Council and the European Commission to ensure that European power…

3 Nov 2017

Carbon Market Watch recommendations for COP23

Dear Respected Colleague, Carbon Market Watch is pleased to share our SBSTA, SBI, and APA recommendations as well as an overview of our upcoming events and recent publications (below). Phase out Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) To reach the objectives of the Paris Agreement, it is essential to learn from past experience avoid the mistakes made with…

6 Oct 2017

Cities at the forefront of climate action

Cities and regions are critically important for meeting and overachieving Europe’s climate targets. More than a third of the EU’s 2020 climate target will be delivered by cities, equivalent to 240 million tonnes of CO2 emission reductions (JRC, 2016).

20 Sep 2017

Pricing carbon to achieve the Paris goals

Executive Summary Putting a price on carbon, based on the polluter pays principle, has the potential to be a powerful policy tool to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the fight against climate change. A carbon price can come in the form of a tax or a cap and trade system. With a tax, the price of polluting…

22 Juin 2017

A Fair EU ETS Revision

The EU is currently finalizing the implementation of its 2030 climate framework. This work includes a revision of the EU’s Emissions Trading System (EU ETS), the EU’s flagship climate instrument. The European Parliament (EP) and the Council adopted their positions on the EU ETS revision earlier this year and are currently holding talks to reach an agreement on how to design the system for the 2021-2030 period.