TITLE

Rogue traders could save Kyoto

AUTHOR(S)
Lynas, Mark
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
New Statesman;3/15/2010, Vol. 139 Issue 4992, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this article the author discusses the role played by carbon traders in improving the effects of carbon mitigation, climate change and global warming. Defending carbon traders against negative impressions of their emissions trading activities and pricing, the author notes that without them carbon could be dumped recklessly in the atmosphere.
ACCESSION #
48587412

 

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