TITLE

WHAT A GAS!

AUTHOR(S)
Green, Paula L.
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Global Finance;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses issues on the growing carbon trading. The market performance of carbon trading climbed to $64 billion in 2007, more than double the $31.2 billion recorded in 2006 and approximately six times the amount tallied in 2005. Its growth is threatening citing primary source of increasing carbon emissions which contribute to global climate change and air pollution.
ACCESSION #
33410719

 

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