Financing Engineered Carbon Removal with the Voluntary Carbon Markets

Eve Tamme from Climate Principles, 5 p.

The first examples of projects that have received substantial public funding and are looking to stack it with the proceeds from selling removal credits on the Voluntary Carbon Markets (VCM) have emerged, together with diverging views on how to combine these resources. This paper provides a brief exploration of considerations for such situations, together with elaborating on the changing role of the VCM and possible ways forward.