Japan backs tight rules for crediting of non-NDC carbon cuts

Published 10:03 on October 6, 2017  /  Last updated at 16:27 on October 6, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, Climate Talks, International, Japan, New Market Mechanisms  /  No Comments

The Paris Agreement should allow international trade in carbon credits from sectors outside a selling country’s Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), but those units should still be deducted from the national inventory in order to avoid double-claiming, according to a Japanese submission to the UNFCCC.

The Paris Agreement should allow international trade in carbon credits from sectors outside a selling country’s Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), but those units should still be deducted from the national inventory in order to avoid double-claiming, according to a Japanese submission to the UNFCCC.

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