This document is a summary of the bridging options that were proposed by Parties during the informal ministerial consultations organised by the COP25 presidency and incoming COP26 Presidency – held between July 7 and 12, 2021.
The sessions focused on following topics:
- How to avoid the double claiming of emissions reductions generated outside of the scope of host Party NDCs, through the Article 6.4 mechanism;
- The use of units generated before 2020 to meet NDC targets;
- How activity under both Articles 6.2 and 6.4 can generate predictable finance to support adaptation action.
July Ministerial Meeting – Finalising Article 6 in the Paris Rulebook