Energy and Emissions Markets: Collision or Convergence?

Energy and Emissions Markets: Collision or Convergence?

by Tom James, Peter C. Fusaro

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ISBN-13: 9781118170069
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/24/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 250
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Professor Tom James has been involve din energy markets since 1989, acting as a consultant to many energy firms during this period. In early 2006, he w2as appointed Chair Professor of Natural Gas markets at the University of Petroleum&Energy Studies (www.upesindia.org), which specializes in energy sector-related graduate and postgraduate degree courses. before embarking on a career as a consultant to the energy&Commodity Derivatives in 2004, he as a director for the Commodity Derivatives Group of the Investment banking arm of the Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi, Japan, and Director of Traded Energy Markets at the French bank Credit Agricole Indosuez (now known as Calyon). He is a member of the Energy Institute, the global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP), the Society of Technical Analysts, Cambridge, U.K., the institute of Directors and of the Council of Energy Advisors. He is also a participant in the International Task Force on Commodity Risk Management at the World Bank. His publications include Energy Price Risk (Palgrave Macmillan, 2003), which has been published in English, Chinese and Russian, and Energy Hedging in Asia (Palgrave Macmillan, 2005). He was a contributor to Agribusiness&commodity Risk Strategies and Management (Risk Books, 2003).

Peter C. Fusaro, a graduate of Carnegie-Mellon and Tufts Universities, is the best-selling author of What Went Wrong at Enron and 11 other books. He is an energy-industry thought leader noted for his keen insights on emerging energy and environmental trading issues. He is co-principal of the New York-based Energy Hedge Fund center LLC, an online research and consultancy focused on energy and environmental hedge funds (www.energyhedgefunds.com). Peer coined the term "Green Trading" and holds the wall Street Green Trading Summit in New York each spring. He has been actively engaged in market-based solutions to global warming, clean technology, renewable energy and emissions trading since 1990. His most recent research has focused on water hedge funds.

Table of Contents

Foreword.

Glossary.

1. Setting the Stage for Collision or Convergence.

2. The Birth of the Global Emissions Markets.

3. Green Trading Schemes.

4. Global Trading Schemes.

5. Market Mechanisms for Reducing Emissions

6. Overview of the Carbon Exchanges.

7. Carbon Collides with Power212;The European Experience.

8. Legal Agreetments for Emmissions Trading.

9. Green Power Trading: Developments and Opportunities.

10. What Risk? An Introduction to Managing Risk.

11. Risk-Policy Guidelines.

12. Managing Financial Risk for the Environment.

13. Investment Opportunities in Emissions.

14. Broader Issues for Business212;Global Emissions Markets.

15. What the Future Holds: Opportunities for Global Market Convergence.

Appendices.

Index.

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