COP27: PNG envoy says deal with UAE firm likely to be quashed, joins fresh push on REDD’s role in Article 6

Published 15:23 on November 18, 2022  /  Last updated at 12:29 on November 21, 2022  /  Asia Pacific, Australia, Climate Talks, International, Nature-based, Other APAC, Paris Article 6, South & Central, Voluntary  /  No Comments

Papua New Guinea’s climate envoy has said the recent announcement by the country’s sports minister entrusting the country’s carbon market regulations to a Dubai-based company is not binding and will likely be quashed by the government, as the nation and its allies lobby for their pre-2021 REDD+ credits to be allowed to count towards Paris goals on the final scheduled day at COP27.

Papua New Guinea’s climate envoy has said the recent announcement by the country’s sports minister entrusting the country’s carbon market regulations to a Dubai-based company is not binding and will likely be quashed by the government, as the nation and its allies lobby for their pre-2021 REDD+ credits to be allowed to count towards Paris goals on the final scheduled day at COP27.

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