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Voluntary carbon markets : an international business guide to what they are and how they work

Author: Ricardo Bayon; Amanda Hawn; Katherine Hamilton
Publisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The global carbon markets are growing at a staggering rate. The growth prospects for business are enormous and the potential positive impacts for greenhouse gas emission reductions, climate policy options, renewable energy investment, development projects and efficiency gains are increasingly apparent. A unique part of the market in greenhouse gas emissions is the rapidly growing voluntary carbon market driven by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Voluntary carbon markets.
London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2009
(DLC) 2008051841
(OCoLC)276996164
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ricardo Bayon; Amanda Hawn; Katherine Hamilton
ISBN: 9781849773737 1849773734 9781844075614 1844075613
OCLC Number: 433147913
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 160 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The big picture --
Understanding supply and demand in the voluntary carbon markets --
RECs vs. offsets : the debate continues --
The voluntary carbon markets : what the experts think --
A glance into the future of the voluntary carbon markets.
Responsibility: written and edited by Ricardo Bayon, Amanda Hawn and Katherine Hamilton.

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The global carbon markets are growing at a staggering rate. This title covers various aspects of voluntary carbon markets around the world: what they are, how they work and, most critically, their  Read more...
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'This handbook is a useful and practical contribution to helping address the shortcomings of the voluntary markets.' Nature Reports Climate Change 'This book is a brief roller-coaster ride through Read more...

 
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