Blockchain technologies have been finding real-world utility globally and across the developing world over the last years. An increasing number of blockchain use-cases are being developed as innovators and innovation ecosystems identify new ways of creating value. Blockchain technologies also have a great potential for addressing challenges linked to climate change all over the world.
The UN Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) together with its network partner the Blockchain & Climate Institute (BCI) organizes a series of six webinars on the topic of Emerging Technologies for Climate Policy Implementation between November 2021 and January 2022. Leading BCI experts together with guest speakers from the public and private sector will introduce blockchain concepts and use-cases across areas such as governance, renewable energy, climate mitigation and adaptation, carbon markets and value chains.
Webinar No. 5 "Managing Carbon Emissions through Blockchain" will provide an overview on blockchain in the context of international carbon markets. How can blockchain create transparency and trust in carbon markets? How can Article 6.2 of the Paris Agreement be operationalized with using blockchain?
1) Managing Carbon Emissions through Blockchain (Prof. Michael Mehling, Member of the Advisory Board, BCI)
2) Seamless trading and exchange of ITMOs (Joseph Pallant, Founder and Executive Director of Blockchain for Climate Foundation and BITMO)
3) Leveraging DLT for the Carbon Meta-Registry (Kathy Benini, Managing Director, IHS Markit)
Please find the presentations from the webinar below.
The recorded webinar is available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=InAAUkDSe74