The Future Is Carbon Futures

Schwartz, Michael
December 2007
Securities Industry News;12/10/2007, Vol. 19 Issue 41, p4
Trade Publication
The author discusses the rapid rise of the carbon markets. He cites advantages offered by market-based instruments as a means of achieving environmental objectives. He announces the plan of the New York Mercantile Exchange (Nymex) to offer contracts for trading carbon dioxide. He explains the implications of carbon trading for major consumers of fossil fuels.


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