The international carbon markets – both voluntary and compliance – have long been discussed as a potential vehicle for decarbonisation, with the collateral effects of an effective, scaled-up market multi-fold. However, outstanding integrity concerns in the market, coupled with valid concerns that over-reliance on offsetting through credits hampers decarbonation, continues to haunt the broader carbon ecosystem. Further, how can we balance action on climate change in the face of the global energy crisis, and can decarbonisation co-exist with commitment to energy security.
- What is the state of emissions trading, globally? How has that been impacted by the adoption of Article 6?
- Are carbon markets an effective tool for decarbonisation?
- Given past market integrity challenges, how can carbon developers and standards
- Can the carbon markets balance project development with a just transition given the impact on local resources?
- How do we balance decarbonisation and the risks of climate change with energy security following the global climate crisis?