Trends in US and International Carbon Offset Markets

Climate Advisers shares what companies planning to buy offsets need to know about the social, political, legal and market dynamics driving global carbon offset markets. In the face of growing public and scientific pressure to raise global climate ambition, more andmore major corporations in the United States and elsewhere are adopting ambitious climate goals. This […]

Shifting Grey to Green: Climate Advisers Deforestation Risk Rankings

An Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) ranking with a deforestation lens Key takeaways from Climate Advisers Deforestation Risk Rankings: Companies with high rankings have policies in place to mitigate material risks of being linked to ESG issues, and specifically, deforestation. Meanwhile, companies with low rankings should consider conducting an ESG risk assessment and strengthening policies […]

Natural Climate Solutions and Article 6 – What’s in it for nature?

What is Article 6 and why is it important in allowing countries to collaborate on tackling climate change with nature-based solutions? The UN climate COP25 in Madrid in December could give nature a major boost, particularly if countries reach agreement on the one element of the so-called Paris Rulebook left unresolved in Katowice – Article […]

International Mitigation Partnerships for Forests

In this report, Climate Advisers suggests policy structures to leverage Article 6 and natural climate solutions through international cooperation between two or more countries. We provide a guide for designing cooperative approaches through International Mitigation Partnerships using forests as an example. The world is falling dangerously short of Paris Agreement’s goal of limiting warming to […]

How Contingent International Contributions (CICs) Can Enhance Climate Ambition

In this report, Climate Advisers introduces the concept of a Contingent International Commitment (CIC), explains the benefits, and shows how countries could make use of CICs to enhance their emissions reduction targets and help bridge the “ambition gap” in the next round of updated Nationally Determined Contributions, due in 2020. The world is falling dangerously […]

What is a Contingent International Contribution, or CIC?

Our forest policy team introduce the concept of a Contingent International Contribution (CIC), explain the benefits, and show how countries could make use of CICs to enhance their emissions reduction targets and help bridge the “ambition gap” in the next round of updated NDCs, due in 2020.  A Contingent International Contribution, or CIC, is a way […]