Programme

The KliK Foundation is preparing to widen the scope of its emission reduction procurement to inter­na­tional activ­ities starting in 2021.

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The draft proposal for the Swiss CO₂ Act stipu­lates the following: on behalf of motor fuel importers, the KliK Foundation is to procure inter­na­tional emission reduc­tions in order to offset part of carbon emissions gener­ated by the use of motor fuels in Switzerland. This should amount to 54 million tonnes of CO₂e for the period 2021–2030. 


Binding rules for the recog­nition of inter­na­tional emission reduc­tions under the Swiss CO₂ Act will only become clear in 2021. Until this point, the KliK Foundation will build its portfolio of inter­na­tional activ­ities on a provi­sional basis, only later entering financial commit­ments.

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Procedure steps KliK

Draft Swiss CO₂ Law

Switzerland ratifies the Paris Agreement and, in December, publishes the draft of its totally revised CO₂ Law.

Start of parlia­mentary debates

Parliament debates the draft carbon legis­lation. It is expected to be adopted sometime in 2019.

Getting involved

Keep informed of the KliK Foundation’s inter­na­tional activ­ities and receive important noti­fi­ca­tions first hand.

Applying as a partner organ­i­sation

Private and public organ­i­sa­tions are invited to apply as partner organ­i­sa­tions for devel­oping climate protection activ­ities under article 6.

Calls for proposals

The KliK Foundation invites qualified partner organ­i­sa­tions to submit their project ideas in compet­itive calls for tenders.

Adoption of the Swiss CO₂ Law

Parliament should pass the Swiss CO₂ Law in late 2019.

Draft Swiss CO₂ Ordi­nance

By publishing the draft ordi­nance, the Swiss federal admin­is­tration starts discus­sions of the modal­ities, proce­dures and instru­ments of the CO₂ Law.

Calls for proposals

The KliK Foundation invites qualified partner organ­i­sa­tions to submit their project ideas in compet­itive calls for tenders.

Entry into force of the Swiss CO₂ Law

The revised Swiss CO₂ Law comes into force.

Inter­na­tional oblig­ation

Next to its ongoing carbon offset oblig­ation within Switzerland, the Foundation will also acquire emission reduc­tions abroad. Until 2030, these should amount to 54 million tons of CO₂e.

Calls for proposals

The KliK Foundation invites qualified partner organ­i­sa­tions to submit their project ideas in compet­itive calls for tenders.

Paris Agreement COP 21

Switzerland commits to cutting its emissions by half compared to their 1990 levels by 2030, taking measures mainly on its own terri­tory but also abroad.

COP 24 Katowice
(Poland)

At COP 24, the parties nego­ti­ated the broad rules and modal­ities governing inter­na­tional collab­o­ration as formu­lated in article 6. They are scheduled to be adopted at the follow-up COP 25. Full oper­a­tional­i­sation will most likely require further rounds of nego­ti­a­tions.

Publi­cation of climate strategies (LEDS)

Parties to the agreement are required to commu­nicate so-called long-term low green­house gas emission devel­opment strategies (LEDS), which explain their approach to meeting their climate targets.

Updating climate targets (NDC)

Parties to the agreement submit their updated and improved climate targets (Nation­ally Deter­mined Contri­bu­tions NDC). This process is repeated every 5 years.

COP 26

The parties to the agreement’s updated climate targets (NDC) will be assessed at the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP). On this basis, the binding process of the Trans­parency Framework will become effective from 2021 onward.

Trans­parency Framework

The Paris Agreement comprises a series of provi­sions calling for harmonised trans­parency in the formu­lation and achievement of climate targets. This so-called Trans­parency Framework provides the basis for the cyclical process in which targets are reviewed and tightened every 5 years.

Global Stock Take

The parties to the agreement take stock of their achievement of objec­tives.
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