REDD+ evolves with Verra’s changes to key methodologies
April 27
  |  Carbon Market

Verra has proposed updates to REDD+ methodologies that it hopes will streamline data collection through the use of jurisdictional-level baselines, and the application of Verra’s standardized benchmark risk mapping tool to determine more accurate project baselines.

Scaling up nature-based solutions in the Yaeda Valley
April 21
  |  Carbon Market

The scaling up of the Yaeda Valley REDD project in northern Tanzania nature-based solution demonstrates that the voluntary carbon market is an effective way to deliver climate finance to the frontline and indigenous communities who are conserving biodiversity, strengthening their land rights, and protecting traditional lifestyles, while improving their livelihoods.

Press Release – IPCC Report on Climate Change:
It’s not looking good. We have the evidence. We have the tools. Climate action is needed now.
April 5
  |  Climate change

New report published from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the United Nations body for assessing the science related to climate change. The evidence is clear: the time for action is now. We can halve emissions by 2030.

Talking Carbon Markets with US Climate Envoy, John Kerry
April 3
  |  Carbon Market

A few weeks ago, Sam Gill, Co-founder and COO, was invited by Salesforce Chair, Co-CEO, and Co-Founder, Marc Benioff, to join a group of innovators in climate tech to meet with US Climate Envoy, John Kerry, in San Francisco. Read his three main takeaways.

Roadmap Announced for New Voluntary Carbon Market Standards for High-quality Carbon Credits from the Integrity Council for the Voluntary Carbon Market
March 16

Half a year after it was first established, this much-anticipated update from the Integrity Council on the Voluntary Carbon Markets comes as market participants, governments, corporate purchasers, among others have been continuing the drive towards a high-quality supply of carbon credits from all corners of the world.

Blockchain for better: Untangling tokenisation and carbon markets
March 9
  |  Carbon Market

In this opinion piece, Sarah Leugers of Gold Standard, explores the transformative potential of tokenisation in carbon markets, including the challenges they may present regarding transparency of underlying credit attributes.

Corresponding Adjustments and their Impact on NDCs and Additionality
March 9
  |  Carbon Market

Long-time carbon markets innovator and thought-leader, Pedro Moura Costa, shares his take on the potential benefits, as well as potential shortcomings, of the Paris Agreement for international emissions trading and voluntary carbon markets to deliver enduring international cooperation for climate change mitigation.