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COP23: NAMA Facility launches biggest-ever funding call as UK puts up more cash for poorer nations

Published 12:16 on November 13, 2017  /  Last updated at 16:24 on November 13, 2017  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, New Market Mechanisms, South & Central  /  No Comments

The NAMA Facility launched its fifth funding call seeking applications from carbon-cutting projects in the developing world, as  EU donors collectively provided a record €85 million as they see the mitigation mechanism transitioning into the Paris-era.

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COP23: Northeastern US states renew push for possible market-based policy to cut transport emissions

Published 11:56 on November 13, 2017  /  Last updated at 21:51 on November 13, 2017  /  Americas, US  /  No Comments

Seven northeastern US states and the District of Columbia on Monday launched a public consultation process for a regional approach to cutting carbon emissions, with a market-based approach identified as one potential outcome.

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COP23: US non-state actors collate climate efforts but will take another year to assess GHG impact

Published 18:30 on November 11, 2017  /  Last updated at 21:33 on November 13, 2017  /  Americas, Climate Talks, International, REDD, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

An alliance of US cities, states, and businesses accounting for more than half the country’s economy said Saturday they remain committed to the Paris Agreement and will work towards collating the impact of their various mitigation measures by next autumn.

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COP23: German government launches tender to buy 82k CERs to offset summit

Published 21:10 on November 10, 2017  /  Last updated at 21:17 on November 10, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The German government has launched a tender to buy 82,000 “high-quality” CERs, preferably from projects in small island developing states (SIDS), to offset emissions stemming from the UN climate summit it is co-hosting in Bonn.

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COP23: Voluntary carbon market seeks role in driving Paris Agreement ambition

Published 17:08 on November 10, 2017  /  Last updated at 20:30 on November 10, 2017  /  Climate Talks, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Businesses involved in the voluntary carbon market face a crossroads under the Paris Agreement and are reaching out to other stakeholders at this month’s UN climate talks to help determine their future.

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CORRECTED – COP23: Germany puts €50m towards N2O abatement, eyes €20m in offsets via World Bank auction platform

Published 14:30 on November 10, 2017  /  Last updated at 09:49 on November 15, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, China, China's Offset Market, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Germany will spend €50 million in directly funding N2O nitric acid abatement in developing countries and is aiming put an additional €20 million towards buying CDM or voluntary offsets via the World Bank’s auction platform emerging out of the Pilot Auction Facility (PAF).

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COP23: Costa Rica considering international CO2 credit purchases to meet its Paris goals

Published 18:16 on November 9, 2017  /  Last updated at 18:17 on November 9, 2017  /  Americas, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, South & Central  /  No Comments

Costa Rica is considering buying international credits to help meet its Paris emissions goal as some of its remaining abatement options may be too costly, according to a government official.

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COP23: International emissions trade talks lag as nations inch towards first Paris-era deals

Published 17:58 on November 8, 2017  /  Last updated at 01:59 on November 9, 2017  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Canada, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Negotiations on global carbon trade under the Paris Agreement are lagging other strands of the UN climate talks in Bonn, with the slow pace prompting some countries to line up deals ahead of finalised rules.

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COP23: Talks resume work on Paris rulebook as US tests resolve

Published 08:54 on November 6, 2017  /  Last updated at 20:31 on November 10, 2017  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Government negotiators resume incremental work on the Paris Agreement rulebook in Bonn on Monday, in two weeks of annual negotiations that will test global resolve in the face of the US intention to withdraw from the landmark 2015 climate treaty.

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