Carbon Market Institute: Financing & Scaling High-Integrity Nature-Based Climate Solutions
8 November, 10.30-11.30am; Australia Pavilion
Climate mitigation, repair and adaptation needs nature. The world is moving quickly to account for and invest in nature-based solutions. This panel discussion will examine scaling investment in nature with high integrity and additionality to ensure they are driving real and meaningful emissions reductions as well as protecting and restoring our environment. It will showcase Australia as a leader in nature-based solutions and explore ways to mobilise financial resources, including the role of carbon markets.
Moderator: Janet Hallows, Director Climate Programs and Nature-based Solutions, Carbon Market Institute
Nadine Mueller, Executive Director Global Commodities, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Melanie Kaebernick, Director – International Partnerships, NatureCo
Alexander Lewis, Chief Commercial Officer, Tasman Environmental Solutions
Lauren Drake, Executive Director, Pollination
Blue Marine Foundation: Clearing the Blue Carbon Highway: Governance, Benefit-Sharing and Rights
9 November, 1.30-3pm; Ocean Pavilion, Blue Zone
Moderator: Daniel Crockett – Blue Marine Foundation
Unpacking the gaps on governance and benefit sharing in Article 6, Marisa Martin, Pollination Managing Director
Blue Carbon Benefits and Fair Distribution, Prof. Carlos M. Duarte, KAUST
Toward Nature-Positive Blue Economies, Ralph Chami, International Monetary Fund
Engineering Blue Carbon Markets, The case of Bahamas: Anthony Ferguson, CFAL
The intersection of blue carbon and social enterprise, Dr. Irina Fedorenko-Aula, University of Oxford
IETA: The Carbon Market Debate: Are carbon credits necessary to achieve net-zero?
10 November, 9.00-10.30am, IETA Pavilion
This session will feature diverse voices debating whether carbon credits and offsets are necessary to achieve net-zero emissions. A panel of leading practitioners, researchers and experts will share views and insights on this fundamental climate policy and carbon pricing dilemma. The audience will provide a final verdict.
Stefano De Clara, ICAP
Maggie Comstock, Pollination
Gilles Dufrasne, Carbon Market Watch
Carsten Warnecke, New Climate Institute
Moderator: Kate Abnett, Reuters