The report analyzes, by looking back at existing compliance systems in the EU, Alberta, Australia, Colombia and Japan, the conditions under which offsets can add value to the compliance system without undermining its environmental integrity.
Update on Market Mechanisms in the Latest NDC Submission
The research paper examines how Parties position themselves on market mechanisms in the latest NDCs. Article 6 of the Paris Agreement establishes two approaches for market-based cooperation in the context of NDC attainment.
UBA report on the use of allowances for voluntary compensation
This report analyzes the merits and challenges of emission allowances (allowances) from emissions trading systems (ETS) as an alternative source of supply for voluntary offsetting of greenhouse gas emissions.
Report on the potential supply of pre-2020 credits
This paper presents an updated analysis of the potential supply of CERs issued for emission reductions occurring in the second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol between 1 January 2013 and 31 December 2020 based on a selection of possible restrictions for their transition.