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July 28, 2021 29 min
How the carbon emissions allowances and carbon offset markets are structured and how to invest in them.

Topics covered include:How much greater are the levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and how much have average temperatures increasedWhy industries and companies are seeking to cut their greenhouse gas emissionsHow cap and trade emissions trading systems workWhat are the demand and supply dynamics of tradable emission allowancesWhat has been the performance of tradeable emission allowancesHow ETFs invest in tradable emission allowancesHow the voluntary carbon offset market is structured and what are the demand and supply dynamicsWhy do companies make voluntary pledges to reduce their carbon footprintsWhat are the types of carbon offset projectsWhy it is more difficult to invest in carbon offset markets and how that is changing

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Show Notes

Vital Signs: Carbon Dioxide—Nasa

Global Energy Perspective 2021—McKinsey & Company

Climate Change: Global Temperature by Rebecca Lindsey and LuAnn Dahlman—NOAA

2030 Climate Target Plan—European Commission

FAQs Carbon Markets & Indices—Intercontinental Exchange, Inc.

Carbon trading: the ‘one-way’ bet for hedge funds by David Sheppard—Financial Times

KRBN KraneShares Global Carbon ETF—Krane Shares

The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, Inc.

Corporate Carbon Reduction Pledges: An Effective Tool to Mitigate Climate Change? by Stephen Comello, Julia Reichelstein, and Stefan Reichelstein

Carbon offset prices set to increase tenfold by 2030 by Michael Holder—GreenBiz

Carbon offsetting is essential to tackling climate change—The Economist

Cheap cheats—The Economist

Future Demand, Supply and Prices for Voluntary Carbon Credits – Keeping the Balance—Trove Research

Carbon offsets gird for lift-off as big money gets close to nature by Susanna Twidale and Shadia Nasralla—Reuters

CBL Global Emissions Offset Futures – Constract Specs—CME Group

CBL Nature-Based Global Emissions Offset (N-GEO) and CBL Global Emissions Offset (GEO) Futures ‒ Frequently Asked Questions—CME Group

CME Announces Global Emissions Offset Futures by Filipe Wallin Albuquerque—Nordic Sustainable Investment Platform

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