KlimaDAO: a catalyst for innovation within the Voluntary Carbon Market

  • DeFi’s interoperable applications have provided fertile ground for innovation in the carbon markets.
  • KlimaDAO is leveraging a stack of DeFi technologies to reduce market fragmentation and accelerate the delivery of climate finance to sustainability projects globally.
  • Blockchain enables data availability and transparency in a way that has simply not existed in traditional financial systems, let alone in the traditional carbon market.
  • KlimaDAO is positioning itself as a nexus within the emerging on-chain climate finance market.

Introduction

Leveraging the DeFi technology stack

Fragmentation

  • Fragmented Carbon Standards
  • Fragmented liquidity (causing challenges linking buyers with sellers)
  • Fragmented options for corporate demand and retail

Iliquidity & Scaling

Liquidity value between the BCT/USDC trading pair from October 2021 to January, 2022.

Opacity, Security, Data and transparency

Trading volumes of Moss’s MCO2 token, representing a basket of REDD+ projects located in Brazil.
Dune Analytics provides data visualization and querying tools to showcase datasets such as the above, which showcases the composition of KlimaDAO’s treasury.
BCT/USD price October 21st 2021 — January 22nd 2022

Delivering a next-generation carbon market

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KlimaDAO enables mass participation in the carbon markets and governs the development of KLIMA, an algorithmic, carbon-backed currency.

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KlimaDAO

KlimaDAO

KlimaDAO enables mass participation in the carbon markets and governs the development of KLIMA, an algorithmic, carbon-backed currency.