TITLE

Carbon conundrum

AUTHOR(S)
Jeffries, Elisabeth
PUB. DATE
October 2012
SOURCE
Financial Management;Oct2012, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at the increase in carbon mitigation policies such as cap-and-trade carbon emissions trading schemes throughout the world, focusing on their impacts on profitability. It is predicted that carbon emissions taxes will also be implemented in many countries. Topics include the history of the European Union (EU) Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS), mandatory corporate carbon emissions reporting regulations, and carbon pricing. Also discussed are concerns that the lack of a global carbon mitigation agreement will result in different, and conflicting individual rules and frameworks for carbon prices and emissions reductions in each country. INSET: Getting the numbers right.
ACCESSION #
82353585

 

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