Two more nails in the 20% coffin

Last week, while Environment Ministers met to discuss the EU negotiating position for this year’s climate talks in Doha, two documents were released which should make them rethink the conditional 20%/30% climate target they have currently offered. Much of last...

The CDM is still the hostage of ambition

“Essentially collapsed” were the words that resonated from an independent high-level panel’s report on the recommendations for the future of the clean development mechanism (CDM). Established in 2011 at the UNFCCC Conference of the Parties (COP) in Durban, South...