Market mechanisms under the Paris Climate Protection Agreement

In preparation for the next international climate change conference in Marrakech (07 to 18/11/2016) three discussion papers were developed on behalf of the German Environment Agency. These deal with the key issues for discussion and drafting of international rules for Article 6 of the Paris Agreement. Article 6 enables the use of international market mechanisms to fulfill the contribution to climate protection by the countries.

The discussion papers focus on the following three key topics: