January 2019 - The Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (CPLC) and the World Bank Group are hosting the world's first International Research Conference on Carbon Pricing (CPLC Research Conference) on February 14-15 in New Delhi, India. The event is convening over 30 researchers from across the globe to present papers on various carbon pricing themes. The two-day Conference will host over 300 participants and be centered around six central themes. more
December 2018 - Unfortunately, negotiations on Article 6 could not be concluded. Too many controversial issues remained unresolved. When it came to the issue of robust accounting and avoidance of double counting, negotiations broke down and only resumed in the final, closing phase. In the outcome, the EU was able to fully achieve its goals on accounting and avoidance of double counting (keywords: emissions balance, corresponding adjustments, structured summary). Double counting of certificates that can be used under CORSIA was also avoided. This was secured through transparency framework decisions. The Paris Agreement now provides the basis for ICAO’s CORSIA scheme, meaning that the ICAO must operationalise the double counting ban in 2019. When looked at as a whole, this is a good result, but one that left no time to continue negotiations on detailed rules for Article 6. more
German Federal Ministry for the Environment Carbon Mechanisms Portal
This website provides information on market-based climate policy instruments. It applies to, inter alia, the cooperative approaches of the Paris Agreement, which enable Parties to follow different paths to international-level cooperation.