The new issue 4 of the Carbon Mechanisms Review looks at success factors for the upcoming Article 6 negotiations and analyses what is needed to make the Article 6 rulebook text ready for up-scaled mitigation action. With regard to the 'Latin American COP' (taking place in Madrid), the issue comprises a report the emerging carbon pricing landscape in the region while the cover feature reports on and analyses the current Article 6 pilot initiatives. An analysis of the latest CORSIA (Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation) developments rounds off the issue.
The Carbon Mechanisms Review (CMR) is a specialist magazine on cooperative market-based climate action. The magazine is published by the Wuppertal Institute on behalf of the German Environment Ministry. Carbon Mechanisms Review critically appraises developments on the Carbon Markets and contributes to the debate with analysis, opinion articles and backgrounders.
The focus is not restricted to the cooperative approaches under the Paris Agreement's Article 6. Further topics include emission trading schemes worldwide and their offsetting provisions, project-based instruments such as Japan's bilateral offsetting mechanism, (market-based elements of) nationally appropriate mitigation actions (NAMAs), and carbon pricing initiatives in general.
The new CMR 04/2019 can be obtained free of charge under the link below.