Article 6 of the Paris Agreement recognizes that countries may voluntarily cooperate with each other to deliver on their NDCs and raise ambition. Effectively, this Article introduces the use of carbon markets globally. Article 6.2 signals flexibility for and permits direct bilateral or plurilateral cooperation for the generation and transfer of mitigation outcomes (MOs) from one country to another under a variety of mechanisms. Article 6.4 will likely be governed by the Parties through the UNFCCC process
The Climate Warehouse program prototypes, tests and develops end-to-end digital infrastructure for carbon markets. Successful prototyped and tested elements of the digital infrastructure will be operationalized to build the market infrastructure.
EBRD, UNDP, UNFCCC, IETA, ESA, and World Bank Group have initiated a collaboration in the form of a Working Group with the aim to coordinate the respective work streams and creation of an end-to-end digital ecosystem for the carbon market.
A group of national governments that jointly develop modalities for piloting activities under Article 6.2
Joint MDB activities to operationalize Article 6
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From Readiness to Implementation
Established by the World Bank to develop emission reduction projects
Focus on helping countries embarking on carbon pricing move from readiness to rollout
Providing funding and technical assistance to countries to build readiness for carbon pricing
A voluntary initiative that catalyzes action towards the successful implementation of carbon pricing around the world.