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Side event on the prospects of the global carbon market

July 2018 - The side event ‘Emerging Carbon Market Approaches in Light of NDC Implementation’, which was held in Singapore during the Asia Pacific Climate Week 2018, brought together experts to discuss the future role of carbon markets under the Paris Agreement and their linkages to domestic mitigation policies. The event organised by GIZ and supported by BMU provided insights into the current status of Article 6 negotiations, presented development banks’ support activities for mitigation projects and highlighted the necessity to safeguard environmental integrity of the Paris Agreement through robust additionality testing of future Article 6 activities. more

Innovate4Climate successfully links carbon markets and climate finance

July 2018 - More and more states and sub-national governments are taking concrete action on carbon pricing. However, in order to achieve the two-degree target agreed by the international community, greater ambition and, more importantly, greater financial resources are needed. In order to promote strong incentives and the provision of a clear framework, the second international conference for carbon markets and climate financing Innovate4Climate took place in Frankfurt am Main from 22 to 24 May 2018. more

Where roads meet

Carbon Mechanisms Review I4C Special

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.