COP25: Controversial carbon markets to take center stage

Article Link: https://www.dw.com/en/cop25-controversial-carbon-markets-to-take-center-stage/a-51455559

Discussion posted by: Arye ben-Shaoul

Carbon markets, say advocates, could hold the key to more ambitious targets. But Ann-Kathrin Schneider, head of international politics at BUND, Friends of the Earth Germany, says Article 6 poses “a big risk to the Paris Agreement.” She believes carbon trading has the potential to distract nations from actually reducing carbon emissions.