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Carbon Market Analysis - Q3 2010

  • Published: August 2010
  • 13 pages
  • GlobalData

Carbon Market Analysis - August 2010

Summary

This report includes carbon market developments globally. There are four articles covered in detail:

1. Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative - The Potential Solution for the US Carbon Market

Rapid growth in economic activity has had a negative impact on the fragile ecosystem. Carbon emissions have impacted the environment and global warming is one of the key manifestations of this.. In order to prevent global warming by controlling carbon emissions, politicians across the globe are implementing various measures. The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) is one of the initiatives pioneered by the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states in the US. This initiative has yielded favorable results in terms of reducing the carbon emissions in the ratified states. The success of RGGI has also triggered the debate to replicate a similar scheme at the federal level.

2. New Zealand Climate Change Response Amendment of 2009

The New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (NZ ETS) was legislated in September 2008 under the Climate Change Response Act (2002). This law, amended in November 2009, became the first mandatory READ MORE >

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1.1 List of Tables
1.2 List of Figures
2 Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative - The Potential Solution for the US Carbon Market
2.1 Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative
2.2 US Carbon Emissions
2.3 Two Pronged Approach
2.4 Conclusion
3 New Zealand Climate Change Response Amendment of 2009
3.1 NZ ETS Scheme to Regulate Emissions across all Sectors of the Economy
3.2 Emissions Trading Under the Scheme
3.3 NZUs Allocation to Firms and Transition Assistance Package
3.4 Cost Control Measures for NZ ETS Participants
3.5 Forestry Sector Included in NZ ETS
3.6 Effect of NZ ETS on New Zealand’s Carbon Market
4 Kyoto Carbon Market Balance: Demand and Supply Scenario, 2008–2012
4.1 Potential Demand has fallen in the Government Sector
4.2 Private Sector Demand is also affected
4.3 Supply Dynamics of the Kyoto Assets: CERs and ERUs Decline While AAUs Rise
4.4 Demand—Supply Scenario of the Kyoto Market, Until 2012
5 Moving Towards Zero - Sony’s Perspective
5.1 Summary
5.2 Road to Zero - Midterm Targets, 2015
5.3 Forerunners of the Concept
6 Appendix
6.1 Methodology
6.2 Contact Us
6.3 Disclaimer

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