Open letter to Environment Ministers and delegates of UNFCCC Parties

Subject: Stop carbon markets from undermining mitigation commitments at COP-19

Dear Minister, Dear Delegate,
The IPCC´s new report confirms the daunting challenge we face. Without dramatic action now, we will see severe impacts on the lands and waters we all depend upon for survival. 19 years ago the UN’s climate change convention was adopted with the goal to stabilise greenhouse gases. Every additional tonne of CO2 that is emitted will make it increasingly difficult and costly to meet the 2°C goal. We, 95 civil society networks, organisations and concerned citizens from 30 countries call on you to agree to ambitious climate action and stop carbon markets from undermining mitigation commitments at COP-19. To pave the way for a comprehensive, far reaching climate deal that can be agreed in 2015, we call on you to:  read more in the links below.

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