New Carbon Market Standard for Community-Centered Forest Conservation
Press Release
September 19
  |  Carbon Market

Coalition launched to develop new carbon market standard and platform for community-centered forest conservation that meets the needs of Indigenous Peoples, local communities and Global South countries.

There are no high-quality REDD+ projects without indigenous and local communities
September 14
  |  Carbon Market

Carbon markets have historically taken as the primary indicator of project success the volume of carbon sequestered. But there is another barometer, often unevaluated but equally important: whether carbon finance strengthens the rights and livelihoods of indigenous peoples and local communities (IPLCs). Such human-centered metrics are generally referred to in the field as “co-benefits.” In […]

Op-Ed: Science vs West: When experts buy bad science
September 13

Everland is preparing a detailed analysis of West et al at the individual project level, which we will publish in due course. However, in the meantime, we feel it is important to point out critical errors we have already identified. 1. Basic mathematical error and over-simplified methodology; 2. Omission of highly material factors; 3. Misunderstanding of deforestation risk; 4. Inadequate data; 5. Lack of transparency.

Why voluntary carbon markets for nature are needed right now
August 31

The voluntary carbon market can help mobilize public sector finance towards NbS, particularly in the Global South where it is most urgently needed.

EM Insights Webinar (Recording): Article 6 of the Paris Agreement and the Voluntary Carbon Markets
August 21

Ecosystem Marketplace (EM) hosted the fourth webinar in our EM Insights Briefings series to an audience of nearly 3,000 registrants from around the world, in English with live Spanish translation.

How to best halt and reverse deforestation? Largest study of its kind finds answers.
Press release
August 16
  |  Deforestation

ARLINGTON, Va. (August 16, 2023) – New research from Conservation International offers the most robust understanding yet of which socio-economic, cultural, regulatory and environmental factors have the greatest impact on forests – for better and worse. The study, published today in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, is the most comprehensive and quantitative of its kind […]

New EM Insights Webinar on Article 6 of the Paris Agreement and the Voluntary Carbon Markets
August 3

Join Ecosystem Marketplace on Wednesday, August 16th at 10:00 AM Eastern Time (GMT-4:00) for an Article 6 webinar with The Nature Conservancy, Gold Standard, and VCMI. Use the link below to register for free!