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

Janssen, Josef
October 2000
Geneva Papers on Risk & Insurance - Issues & Practice;Oct2000, Vol. 25 Issue 4
Academic Journal
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.


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