Publication - Double Counting and the Paris Agreement Rule-book: Poor emissions accounting could undermine carbon markets
Double Counting and the Paris Agreement Rule-book: Poor emissions accounting could undermine carbon markets
Lambert Schneider, Maosheng Duan, Robert Stavins, Kelley Kizzier, Derik Broekhoff, Frank Jotzo, Harald Winkler, Michael Lazarus, Andrew Howard and Christina Hood
Competing views on how to avoid double counting of emission reductions were a major roadblock in reaching consensus on international rules for carbon markets at COP24 in Katowice. In this article, a team of ten authors unpacks the discussions and identifies essential ingredients for a robust outcome at COP25 in Chile.