March 08, 2019

Leading the way to post-2020: The Peru and Colombia experiences in harmonizing REDD+ with Paris commitments

Marisa Martin and Alexandra Carranza

At the December 2018 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Katowice, Poland, countries failed to agree on rules for international carbon markets under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement, and work will continue in 2019. In the meantime, many tropical forest countries are implementing national laws to preserve their forests and valuable ecosystem services, with a view to counting these avoided emissions toward their Paris Agreement commitments. 

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