REDD in the news: 18-24 December 2017

REDD Monitor | 27 Dec 2017

18 December 2017

DIALOGUE: What future for the voluntary carbon market in a world full of emission targets?
By Ben Garside, Carbon Pulse, 18 December 2017
The voluntary carbon market is maintaining demand from corporate buyers but seeing average carbon credit prices fall under a looming global climate regime that could potentially squeeze them out.
Faced with a potentially terminal threat of the NDCs of the Paris Agreement and CORSIA commandeering VER market share by covering a larger segment of global emissions after 2020, voluntary market business association ICROA has suggested several options as a way forward and is consulting on them with the UNFCCC, governments, certifiers, and civil society.

Paris delivers on climate change again, at One Planet Summit
By Manuel Pulgar-Vidal, WWF, 18 December 2017
Once again, Paris delivers. Two years on from the landmark climate agreement that carries the city’s name, President Emanuel Macron’s One Planet Summit has delivered leadership, progress, momentum and the connections we will need to address climate change.