HOME Twitter FB Forest Trends

See All Recent Publications

Publication Thumbnail: The Production-Protection Compact in the Peruvian Context The Production-Protection Compact in the Peruvian Context

In this paper we take a critical look at...

Publication Thumbnail: Laos Log and Sawnwood Export Ban Laos Log and Sawnwood Export Ban

In May 2016, the Government of Lao PDR enacted...

<BACK>

Publication Details - Executive Summary: State of the Forest Carbon Markets 2009

Executive Summary: State of the Forest Carbon Markets 2009

Taking Root and Branching Out

 

Kate Hamilton, Unna Chokkalingam, Maria Bendana - Ecosystem Marketplace

 

Download GET DOCUMENT

 

 

Abstract

>> Executive Summary

Ecosystem Marketplace tracked projects generating credits over the past 20 years in both the voluntary and compliance markets. The voluntary category includes the Over the Counter (OTC) and Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX) markets. The compliance category includes the New South Wales Greenhouse Gas Reduction Scheme (NSW GGAS), as well as the Kyoto Protocol-driven Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), Joint Implementation (JI), New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (NZ ETS) and Kyoto Assigned Amount Units (AAUs). Because we are comparing transactions across markets and standards, it is important to note that assets transacted vary considerably. For example, a temporary Certified Emissions Reduction (tCER) under the CDM may be a different asset than a Voluntary Carbon Unit (VCU) under the Voluntary Carbon Standard. However, these assets are generally referred to as carbon dioxide tonnes (tCO2).

 

Document Stats:

Release Date: January 2010
File Type: MISC FORMAT [MISC FORMAT]
File Size: 1472 KB
Journal:
Parent Document: State of the Forest Carbon Markets 2009

 

Copyright © 2017 Forest Trends Association. All Rights Reserved.

Home | Who We Are | Initiatives | Resources | Contact Us | Support Us