BCI Events at COP27

BCI organises the following events at the 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP27) Eco-Smart Inclusive GovernanceThursday, 17 November 202213:00 – 14:00 (GMT+2)Live stream available here.

Key takeaways from COP26

It is worth bearing in mind that COP negotiations are not the only way to find solutions to global problems. What COP does is reaffirm the signals that negotiators have been sending to markets. I believe markets had got the message that coal’s days were numbered even before Glasgow. And they already regarded fossil fuel investments as risky. Of course, whether markets pull out of fossil fuels altogether and the rate they do so depends on many factors including, national policies. So governments need to step up to the plate with a realistic carbon price and end fossil subsidies.

BCI Urges Acceleration of Climate Policy Action, With Emerging Technologies To Play A Role

In response to the latest IPCC Report on Climate Change, BCI joins the international civil society in taking the stance that acceleration of climate action is critical, given the clarity that human influence affects the future course of climate.  

Brazil: Payment for Ecosystem Services and the Applications of Distributed Ledger Technology

Brazil has a wide range of PES schemes to consider, on different levels of development, including private and official public databases for results-based payments, REDD+ (jurisdictional and project-level initiatives), carbon market initiatives and many other overlapping frameworks.

The need for blockchain in fighting bio-piracy in forest rich countries

Take a look at Indonesia. Its rainforests are home to some of the highest levels of biological diversity in the world. Many sources credit Indonesia as the most species-rich country on earth. Spread over 17,500 islands, Indonesia contains the world’s third-largest area of the rainforest after the Amazon and Africa’s Congo Basin. The biodiversity is at risk.