As the world reaches for solutions to meet globally-agreed targets for climate, biodiversity, and land degradation, the LEAF Coalition has received more than 30 proposals by sub-national governments that together encompass over half a billion hectares of forest.
New report from Ecosystem Marketplace on voluntary carbon markets finds 2021 is on track for annual market value record of $1 Billion+ for the first time, as all-time market value hits $6.7 Billion. Based on growing global network of 172 EM Respondents (13% increase from 2020 of 152), with traded credits from projects located in 80 countries.
Debates about carbon offset types and REDD+ are important, but what ultimately matters is scaling tropical forest finance fast with integrity, and making sure that forest communities are at the table.
Accelerating progress toward national scale accounting and implementation to achieve emissions reductions and removals at scale and to achieve Paris Agreement goals.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change this week issued its most dire warning on climate change, but the report also says we still have a chance of stabilizing global temperatures after first overshooting above the Paris Agreement’s 1.5-degree target.
Nonprofit carbon markets data platform Ecosystem Marketplace to provision carbon credits transaction data and analysis for the International Civil Aviation Organization’s new global carbon market for airlines.
Creating the right policies, markets, infrastructure, and innovative connections is urgently needed to set a new course for sustainable, inclusive, and environmentally sound development. The bioeconomy of the Amazon is a promising pathway for the Brazilian Amazon.