Reflections on Article 6 of the Paris Agreement Post-Katowice

Date: 18 March 2019

Author(s): Andrei Marcu


This paper offers key insight into some of the pivotal issues and reflections surrounding the  negotiations and outcomes of Article 6 of the Paris Agreement from the COP 24 in Katowice.

This paper reflects on the following key issues on Article 6:

  1. The different Katowice Texts;
  2. Paragraph 77(d);
  3. Political and technical issues;
  4. Which metrics are to be used for ITMOs;
  5. Article 6.4 First Issuance;
  6. Overall Mitigation and Share of Proceeds;
  7. Articles 6, 13 and 15;
  8. As well as other issues.