TITLE

Implementing the Kyoto Mechanisms: Potential Contributions by Banks and Insurance Companies

AUTHOR(S)
Janssen, Josef
PUB. DATE
October 2000
SOURCE
Geneva Papers on Risk & Insurance - Issues & Practice;Oct2000, Vol. 25 Issue 4
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explores how banks and insurance companies could contribute to the use of market-based Kyoto Mechanisms (KM) to facilitate the implementation of the Kyoto Protocol (KP). Introduction to the KP and the KM as the basis for emerging global markets for greenhouse gas emission permits; Investment risks involved in the project-based KM; Emissions trading; Insurance schemes related to KM.
ACCESSION #
4334914

 

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