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Handbook of carbon offset programs : trading systems, funds, protocols and standards

Author: Anja Kollmuss
Publisher: London ; Washington : Earthscan, 2010.
Series: Environmental market insights.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Greenhouse gas (GHG) offsets have long been promoted as an important element of a comprehensive climate policy approach. Offset programs can reduce the overall cost of achieving a given emission goal by enabling emission reductions to occur where costs are lower. Offsets have the potential to deliver sustainability co-benefits, through technology development and transfer. They can also develop human and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Handbook of carbon offset programs.
London ; Washington : Earthscan, 2010
(DLC) 2009033839
(OCoLC)430736645
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anja Kollmuss
ISBN: 9781849774932 1849774935 9781844079292 1844079295
OCLC Number: 659563583
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 240 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction to carbon offsetting --
A comparison of offset programs --
International offset mechanisms --
Offset features of cap-and-trade systems --
Offset features of other GHG reduction programs --
Greenhouse gas accounting protocols --
Voluntary offset standards --
Carbon offset funds --
Glossary.
Series Title: Environmental market insights.
Responsibility: Anja Kollmuss [and others].

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Greenhouse gas (GHG) offsets have long been promoted as an important element of a comprehensive climate policy approach. This handbook provides a systematic and comprehensive review of existing  Read more...
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'The most comprehensive guide available to carbon offset programs around the world.' Derik Broekhoff, Vice President, Policy, Climate Action Reserve 'This handbook is the most comprehensive guide Read more...

 
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