TITLE

From neutral into drive

AUTHOR(S)
Tandukar, Amita
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
BRW;3/15/2007, Vol. 29 Issue 10, p74
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the emergence of carbon offsets as a new and potentially lucrative global community, with carbon traders predicting a multibillion-dollar global market for offsets in the near future. Concerns, however, have been raised regarding the lack of transparency and regulation in the global market for carbon offsets.
ACCESSION #
24853825

 

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