COP24: Australia faces heat if it deploys AAU plan to plug Paris emission gap

Published 17:47 on December 11, 2018  /  Last updated at 23:08 on November 23, 2022  /  Asia Pacific, Australia, Climate Talks, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Nature-based, Paris Article 6, Voluntary  /  No Comments

Australia is likely to face widespread international disapproval if it goes ahead with a plan identified by observers that involves using more than 300 million surplus units from the Kyoto Protocol era to help meet a massive shortfall in its Paris Agreement target.

(Corrects number of CERs and ERUs thought to be in circulation)

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