- 1997-0900 (online)
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Voluntary Carbon Markets
How can they Serve Climate Policies?
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- Pierre Guigon
- 03 Aug 2010
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In this paper, we aim to examine how voluntary carbon markets can provide a valuable contribution to strengthening domestic and international climate policies. Voluntary markets are defined as small and unregulated segments of an established carbon market that are driven by voluntary offsetting of GHG emissions.
- emissions trading systems, climate change
- JEL Classification:
- Q54: Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics / Environmental Economics / Climate • Natural Disasters and Their Management • Global Warming
- Q58: Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics / Environmental Economics / Government Policy