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Federal German Government allocates two million euros for World Bank initiative

January 2018 - Germany is supporting the World Bank's Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (CPLC) with funding in the amount of two million euros. The Coalition launched in 2015 promotes global dialogue on the introduction of carbon pricing as a cost-effective policy instrument. With the recently announced funding, the Federal German Government wants to actively support the expansion, development and implementation of price-based climate action policies and instruments. The funding will mainly be used to intensify cooperation with partner countries and businesses in Africa. more

Network meeting discusses start of China's national ETS

January 2018 - For the past four years or more, the Chinese government has been using pilot projects to gather experience in the lead up to the planned national emissions trading scheme (ETS) which is to be implemented in the near future. Against this backdrop, the AHK Great China Beijing, on behalf of the German Federal Environment Ministry (BMUB), invited industry representatives and experts to a networking meeting on 13 December 2017. At the meeting, some 30 participants gained an insight into how China will transition from its pilot systems to a full-blown national ETS and looked at the potential structural regulations that will apply. more

New Policy Paper

Update on Submissions on Art. 6

Breakthrough in Bonn?

New issue of the Carbon Mechanisms Review

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.