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Carbon Mechanisms Review 01-2016: The Dawning of a New Era

This issue of the Carbon Mechanisms Review describes and analyses the Paris outcome with respect to its Carbon Market provisions.

From the contents:

  • A fresh start
    The comprehensive market mechanisms package under the Paris Agreement
  • Next steps
    How to make Article 6.4 of the Paris Agreement work
  • Cooperative Implementation
    The Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) as an example of Article 6.2 activities
  • Names do not matter, when you know what you want
    "Sustainable development" - a few words on the main characteristic of Article 6.4
  • Ensuring Integrity
    Design options for reliable and thorough Paris market mechanisms
  • Time for Pilots
    A private sector view onto the Paris Agreement
  • Built on Experience
    How to transition from the CDM to the Sustainable Development Mechanism under the Paris Agreement


Carbon Mechanisms Review 1-2016. The Dawning of a New Era - Paris Climate Summit Agrees on Substantive Package of Market Mechanisms. Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy. Wuppertal - 32 p., 1 figure, 2 tables. URL:


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Overview Newsletter / Magazine

Date: April 2016
Type: Carbon Mechanisms Review