Carbon finance: the financial implications of climate change

By: Labatt, Sonia
Contributor(s): White, Rodney R
Material type: TextTextSeries: Wiley Finance SeriesPublisher: New Jersey John Wiley and Sons, Inc. 2007Description: xx, 268 p.ISBN: 9780471794677Subject(s): Emissions trading | Greenhouse gases - Economic aspects | Environmental economicsDDC classification: 363.738746 Summary: Climate change is the greatest environmental challenge of our generation. Its impact on the energy sector has implications for productivity and competitiveness. At the same time, environmental risk has emerged as a major challenge for corporations in the age of full disclosure. Carbon Finance explains how these disparate forces have spawned a range of financial products designed to help manage the inherent risk. It is necessary reading for corporate executives facing challenges that are unique in their business experience. The authors succeed in communicating the workings of carbon markets, providing simple examples and invaluable context to the new and changing mechanisms that underpin our transformation to a carbon constrained world.
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Climate change is the greatest environmental challenge of our generation. Its impact on the energy sector has implications for productivity and competitiveness. At the same time, environmental risk has emerged as a major challenge for corporations in the age of full disclosure. Carbon Finance explains how these disparate forces have spawned a range of financial products designed to help manage the inherent risk. It is necessary reading for corporate executives facing challenges that are unique in their business experience. The authors succeed in communicating the workings of carbon markets, providing simple examples and invaluable context to the new and changing mechanisms that underpin our transformation to a carbon constrained world.

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