Friederike Allolio; Judith Schäfer: Finalising the rulebook – Key outcomes of COP26 negotiations on Article 6. IKEM Policy Brief. 2022.
After extensive negotiations, delegates at COP26 in Glasgow finally completed the rulebook for Article 6 of the Paris Agreement, which establishes the rules for the operationalisation of international carbon market mechanisms. The details of the rulebook had remained unresolved since 2015, despite numerous rounds of negotiation.
This policy brief outlines the key outcomes and implications of COP26 negotiations for Art. 6 PA, and discusses potential consequences for the voluntary carbon market as well as REDD+.