This book, written by Sonia Labatt and Rodney R. White and published by Wiley, is a comprehensive guide that explores the financial implications of living in a carbon-constrained world.
Opening with a brief introduction to the Kyoto Protocol and the policies that shape a carbon-constrained society, Carbon Finance quickly moves on to:
- Outline the carbon finance marketplace, and explain the speed with which it has developed and the complexity of its growth
- Explore specific products – designed to cover environmental risks associated with climate change – for Alternative Risk Transfer
- Take a closer look at the entire energy chain and its relationship to today's value chain
- Examine the fiduciary duty of institutional investors as they assess the financial effects of climate change within the investment community
- Detail key mechanisms created through the Kyoto Protocol and the experience of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme.
The Energy Chain.
Regulated and Energy-Intensive Sectors.
The Physical Impacts of Climate Change on the Evolution of Carbon Finance.
Institutional Investors and Climate Change.
Emissions Trading in Theory and Practice.
Climate Change and Environmental Security: Individuals, Communities, Nations.
Adapting to Adverse and Severe Weather.
Key Players in the Carbon Markets by Martin Whittaker, guest author.
Carbon Finance: Present Status and Future Prospects.
Sonia Labatt and Rodney White have provided a highly-readable overview of the key developments in the fast-evolving area of carbon finance. Carbon Finance is a valuable guide for anyone wishing to understand the implications of this innovative market-based approach to combating climate change.
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