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Attributing mitigation outcomes between climate finance and international carbon markets

News, Environment and Climate, Development | Nov. 6, 2019


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The Paris Agreement requires developing countries, like other nations, to take wide-ranging action to mitigate climate change. In order to finance large scale mitigation action, development banks blend climate finance with resources from international carbon markets. A team of experts is developing and analysing a range of solutions on behalf of the World Bank.

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Paris Climate Agreement: How to increase ambition with Article 6?

News, Environment and Climate, Development | Nov. 1, 2019


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Article 6 of the Paris Agreement enables the signatory states to cooperate in mitigating climate change. However, the market mechanism can also create false incentives, for example if host countries set less ambitious targets for themselves in order to be able to sell more internationally transferred mitigation outcomes (ITMO). Together with an international research team, INFRAS developed four approaches to counter this phenomenon.

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