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Cracking the Carbon Code: The Key to Sustainable Profits in the New Economy

Cracking the Carbon Code: The Key to Sustainable Profits in the New Economy


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Holds critical information that is needed by anyone who wants to understand how to make money from 'green' technology and how to avoid investments that will soon suffer from hidden carbon liabilities. Readers will learn to de-code a crucial component of this new economic driver - carbon credits, the world's first common currency.

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ISBN-13: 9780230109506
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 02/10/2011
Edition description: 2011
Pages: 172
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

TERRY TAMMINEN Cullman Senior Fellow and Director of the Climate Policy Program at The New America Foundation, a non-profit, post-partisan, public policy institute, as well as Operating Advisor to Pegasus Capital Advisors. Before joining New America, Mr. Tamminen headed California's Environmental Protection Agency and was Cabinet Secretary and Chief Policy Advisor to Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Introduction: What is the Carbon Code? The Bodybuilder, the Brit, and the Oilman: A Brief History of the Carbon Code Cracking the Carbon Code Step One: Time Your Carbon Tipping Point Cracking the Carbon Code Step Two: Build a Fence Cracking the Carbon Code Step Three: Cut the Carbon Cracking The Carbon Code Step Four: Manage What Can't Be Cut Cracking The Carbon Code Step Five: Estimate Carbon Resilience Conclusion and Quick Start Guide Reference Guide Glossary Appendix A: Climate Change 101 Appendix B: The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change & the Kyoto Protocol Appendix C: Global Cap-and-Trade Carbon Markets 101 Appendix D: States Taking Action on Carbon Sources

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