Crediting Forest-related Mitigation under International Carbon Market Mechanisms (New Climate Institute)

This discussion paper by the New Climate Institute explores environmental risks from the inclusion of forest offset credits in the Paris Agreement’s Article 6 and CORSIA, and examines approaches to address such risks. A number of challenges surrounding environmental integrity notably baseline determination, additionality, permanence, and leakage are discussed as well as environmental and social safeguards in forest mitigation initiatives. Download the full report from the New Climate Institute website.