TITLE

The carbon frontier

AUTHOR(S)
Greising, David
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on the the issue of carbon credits. Carbon credits are one of the major tools policy makers have developed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that are contributing to global warming. Under the Kyoto Protocol, power plants and other big companies that can't meet mandated reduction targets can make offsetting investments in projects in less developed countries that reduce emissions and absorb greenhouse gases. In the U.S., the foremost market for voluntary credits is the Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX), which requires members to commit to reducing their emissions.
ACCESSION #
33011579

 

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