For the second year in a row, carbon market experts from around the globe gathered yesterday for a workshop in Florence, Italy, to exchange experiences from emissions trading systems put in place by different countries and regions and enhance collaboration.
Up to EUR 1 billion of new investments to reduce carbon emissions and improve environmental protection in China are expected to be backed by the first climate finance focused partnership between the EIB and Eximbank.
Global climate negotiators have made some important incremental steps forward on a detailed rulebook for implementing the Paris Agreement, but a major shift in gear will be required to secure adoption of the rules this year, as was agreed in Paris 2015.
The ‘EU for Talanoa’ conference is organised by the European Commission on 13 June 2018 as part of the EU’s contribution to the Talanoa Dialogue, an international process to take stock of the collective and individual efforts towards the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change.
This workshop brings together academia, other stakeholders and senior policy makers from different carbon markets worldwide (California, Canada, China, EU and New Zealand), in a unique process for a fruitful exchange.