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Mastering Derivatives Markets, 4th Edition by Francesca Taylor

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Carbon Derivatives and Environmental Products

Emilie Mazzacurati, Point Carbon, a Thomson Reuters company

‘Carbon markets are different from other commodity markets in that they are not just influenced by policy decisions but created by them: the value of the underlying commodity depends entirely on policy and politics.’

What are carbon markets?

Volumes and value

Overview of regulation

Carbon instruments

What drives carbon prices?

Trading carbon: in practice

Conclusion

WHAT ARE CARBON MARKETS?

Carbon markets are spot and derivatives markets created by governments to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) at the lowest possible cost. The underlying commodity is virtual: the right to emit greenhouse gases. The government creates a ...

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