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Implementation and Further Development of Mechanisms of the Carbon Market by the "Coordinating Committee on Market Mechanisms and Art. 6"

Background and Objective

With the adoption of the Paris Agreement and the market mechanisms enshrined in Article 6, the international community faces…

Role of BMWK: BMWK-financed

Lifecycle: 2021 – 2024

Implementation: Wuppertal Institute for Climate Environment and Energy

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International Market-Based Approaches for Raising Climate Ambition

In this project, the project team is investigating the conditions under which Germany can make targeted use of cooperative approaches. In addition, a…

Role of BMWK: Research funding

Lifecycle: 2021-2023

Implementation: Wuppertal Institute for Climate Environment and Energy 

Other Participants: GFA Consulting Group GmbH

Contact: Nicolas Kreibich,

Climate and Ozone Protection Alliance for ODS and HFC Banks Management (COPA)

GIZ’s COPA project aims to position the correct disposal of old refrigerators and air conditioning units in the international arena as a…

Role of BMWK: BMWK-financed

Lifecycle: 2021 – 2024

Implementation: Deutsche Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Other Participants: Ministerien, Kälteindustrie, Betreiber von ODS / HFKW-Zerstörungsanlagen, UNIDO, UNDP

More Information: Website im Aufbau

Contact: Ellen Michel, 

Sustainable Development Initiative (SDI)

Promoting sustainable development (SD) is as an overarching objective of voluntary cooperation under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement. At the same…

Role of BMWK: Research funding

Lifecycle: since 2017

Implementation: UNEP CCC

Other Participants: Gold Standard Foundation

Contact: Karen Holm Olsen,

Potential for result-based payments in the forestry sector

In this project researchers examine current REDD+ financing models and discuss their relevance in the potential use of REDD+ carbon credits under the…

Role of BMWK: Research funding

Project lifecycle: 2020-2021

Implementation: Öko-Institut

Other participants: CIFOR


Contact: Hannes Böttcher,

LULUCF as a market mechanisms sector under Article 6

To investigate the potential inclusion of LULUCF under Article 6, the project team is analysing various regimes and policy instruments at a range of…

Role of BMWK: Research funding
Project lifecycle: 2019-2021

Implementation: Öko-Institut

Contact: Hannes Böttcher,

Future role for voluntary carbon markets in the Paris era

An increasing number of organisations and individuals take voluntary action to reduce their emissions and to offset those that remain. Against this…

Role of BMWK: Research funding

Lifecycle: 2019-2020

Implementation: NewClimate Institute 

Other Organisations Involved: Lambert Schneider

Contact: Harry Fearnehough 

Operationalizing non-market approaches of the Paris Agreement

Commissioned by the German Environment Agency (UBA), the objective of this research project is the development of guidance for NMAs based on…

Role of BMWK: research funding

Lifecycle: 2019 - 2021

Implementation: Perspectives Climate Research gGmbH

Contact:Axel Michaelowa 

Analysis of Advantages and Disadvantages of Offset Approaches in Selected Sectors

The research project explores how offset approaches can be made future-proof and aligned with the objectives of the Paris Agreement.

Role of BMWK: Research funding

Lifecycle: 2019 - 2021

Implementation: Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy

Other Organisations Involved: South Pole Carbon Asset Management Ltd.

Contact: Wolfgang Obergassel,


The 'Innovate4Climate' is a networking and information exchange format related to carbon markets and raising mitigation ambition worldwide.


Role of BMWK: Co-financed by BMWK

Lifecycle: since 2019

Implementation: World Bank

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