Ten reasons why carbon markets will not bring about radical emissions reduction

@inproceedings{Pearse2014TenRW,
  title={Ten reasons why carbon markets will not bring about radical emissions reduction},
  author={Rebecca Pearse and Steffen Boehm},
  year={2014}
}
Almost two decades since the Kyoto Protocol was adopted, global greenhouse gas emissions are still rising rapidly. We argue that the global climate policy focus on carbon markets has played a significant role in the failure to reduce emissions. There are 16 compliance carbon markets in operation across the world. Many more are planned, although there have been numerous problems with carbon trading, including ineffectiveness, weak regulation and implementation, instances of fraud, little to no… CONTINUE READING

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