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Aviation climate deal could undermine Paris Agreement

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 7:23 pm | Carbon Market Watch

BONN 14 November 2017. A new Columbia Law School report reveals major shortcomings in how the UN aviation body (ICAO) interprets transparency and public participation requirements. The report’s findings come amidst a closed meeting in Montreal that ... More >>

Markets must increase climate ambition - Carbon Market Watch

Saturday, 4 November 2017, 1:25 pm | Carbon Market Watch

BRUSSELS 3 November 2017. The next round of UN climate talks takes place in Bonn from 6 to 17 November, under the Fijian Presidency, on how to implement the Paris climate deal. One open question is the role carbon markets will play in meeting global ... More >>

EU needs to step up domestic climate efforts

Saturday, 23 April 2016, 12:47 pm | Carbon Market Watch

EU needs to step up domestic climate efforts to deliver on Paris Brussels 22 April 2016. Today at least 160 countries - and the EU – gather in New York to sign a landmark climate deal with an ambitious target to limit global warming to 1.5°C ... More >>

Paris forges momentum towards enduring climate action

Sunday, 13 December 2015, 11:34 am | Carbon Market Watch

Paris, 12 December 2015 – Today, at the UN climate talks in Paris a global deal where all countries have agreed to take action on climate change was adopted. Carbon Market Watch comments on the long-term goal, the ambition ratcheting mechanism, provisions ... More >>

Soil absorption activities unfit for use in carbon markets

Wednesday, 2 December 2015, 9:57 am | Carbon Market Watch

Paris, 1 December. A report released by Carbon Market Watch today examines the difficulties and risks of integrating soil carbon absorption projects into carbon markets to generate carbon credits. The report shows that the social and economic needs of farmers to ... More >>

Transparency in ETS has been unnecessarily reduced

Saturday, 3 May 2014, 1:51 pm | Carbon Market Watch

Transparency in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme has been unnecessarily reduced – Crucial data hidden from Investors and Civil Society More >>

6 EU Member States keep doors open to banned carbon credits

Tuesday, 15 October 2013, 4:40 pm | Carbon Market Watch

At today’s meeting of EU Environment Ministers, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Poland and Spain refused to extend the EU-ETS ban on industrial gas offset credits to their national greenhouse gas reduction targets, prompting concern that some EU ... More >>

EDF Trading Backs Away from Adani’s Carbon Offsetting Coal

Friday, 6 September 2013, 4:31 pm | Carbon Market Watch

Brussels/Ahmedabad, 5 September 2013 – NGOs welcome that EDF Trading, one of the top buyers of carbon credits from carbon offsetting projects, distanced itself from the controversial Adani Mundra CDM coal power project. Following a report commissioned ... More >>

New Draft Regulation On Offset Entitlements Criticized

Thursday, 11 July 2013, 2:08 pm | Carbon Market Watch

Brussels, 10 July 2013 - Today, the EU Climate Change Committee approved a draft regulation by the European Commission that allows operators under the EU ETS to continue the use of more than 600 million offset credits for compliance with emission limits ... More >>

Carbon Market Watch Welcomes Today’s EU Parliament Vote

Friday, 5 July 2013, 3:26 pm | Carbon Market Watch

Carbon Market Watch Welcomes Today’s Vote As a Stepping Stone For Structural Reform to the EU ETS More >>

Carbon Market Watch criticizes European Parliament

Friday, 21 June 2013, 3:37 pm | Carbon Market Watch

Yesterday the European Parliament’s Environment Committee voted in favour of a compromise deal on the European Commission proposal to temporarily curb the oversupply of emission allowances in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS). More >>

UN Asked to Investigate Panama's Barro Blanco

Wednesday, 19 June 2013, 3:04 pm | Carbon Market Watch

UN Representative On Indigenous Peoples Asked to Investigate Human Rights Violations Caused By Panama’s Barro Blanco Dam More >>

Airlines favour industrial gas projects to offset emissions

Saturday, 8 June 2013, 9:48 am | Carbon Market Watch

Bonn, 7 June 2013 – Last week, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Assembly to agree on a global carbon offsetting scheme to take effect in 2020. Recent data by the European ... More >>

Airlines Favour Wrong Choice to Reduce Emissions

Tuesday, 4 June 2013, 3:33 pm | Carbon Market Watch

3 June 2013, Brussels - Today, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) acknowledged the need for market-based measures to reduce the aviation sector's contribution to climate change. This should be considered as part of a broader package of measures, ... More >>

New Data Shows Record Use of Dubious Carbon Credits

Thursday, 9 May 2013, 12:46 pm | Carbon Market Watch

New Offset Credit Data Shows Record Use of Dubious Carbon Credits; Norway Backs Away from Wind and Hydro Offset Credits More >>

European Parliament’s Rejects Allowing More Aviation Offsets

Wednesday, 27 February 2013, 2:52 pm | Carbon Market Watch

Brussels, 26 February 2013. Today, the European Parliament’s Environment Committee voted in support of the EU Commission’s “Stop-the-Clock” proposal which derogates flights to and from Europe from the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) for one ... More >>

COP-18: We won a game of poker on the Titanic

Saturday, 22 December 2012, 1:15 pm | Carbon Market Watch

Carbon Market Watch Analysis COP-18: We won a game of poker on the Titanic! More >>

Conquering the Phantom Menace: Solutions to Kyoto surplus

Friday, 30 November 2012, 9:41 am | Carbon Market Watch

You are cordially invited to come to our COP18 side-event on the Kyoto Surplus. Please forward to interested Parties. More >>

More than 150 NGOs call on Environment Ministers

Thursday, 29 November 2012, 12:32 pm | Carbon Market Watch

Press Statement: More than 150 NGOs call on Environment Ministers to increase ambition and eliminate hot air at COP18 More >>

 

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