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  • About carbon markets  


    • - http://www.bluenext.eu  
      BlueNext is an environmental exchange. BlueNext was formed on 21 December 2007 when NYSE Euronext and Caisse des Depots joined forces to create the world’s largest exchange for environmental-related products. BlueNext Spot EUA is Europe’s leading spot exchange for European Union Allowances (EUAs). It took over the carbon trading business of Powernext, launched on 24 June 2005.
    • - http://www.europeanclimateexchange.com  
      Europe’s premier marketplace for trading carbon dioxide emissions.
    • - http://www.chicagoclimatex.com/  
      Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX) is North America’s only and the world’s first global marketplace for integrating voluntary legally binding emissions reductions with emissions trading and offsets for all six greenhouse gases.
    • - http://www.mcex.ca/index_en  
      The Montréal Climate Exchange is a joint venture between the Montréal Exchange (MX) and the Chicago Climate Exchange® (CCX). The Montréal Climate Exchange (MCeX) provides a market-based solution to help companies and all those involved in addressing the most serious environmental challenges, especially reducing air pollutant and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
  • About institutions  
    • - http://www.worldbank.org/  
      Climate change has emerged as a key concern for the World Bank and its clients in the 21st century. Sea level rise, warming temperatures, uncertain effects on forest and agricultural systems, and increased variability and volatility in weather patterns are expected to have a significant and disproportionate impact in the developing world, where the world’s poor remain most susceptible to the potential damages and uncertainties inherent in a changing climate.
    • - http://www.iea.org  
      Website of the International Energy Agency. The International Energy Agency (IEA) acts as energy policy advisor to 26 Member countries in their effort to ensure reliable, affordable and clean energy for their citizens.
    • - http://ec.europa.eu/environment/cli...  
      Europa is the portal site of the European Union. This section provides all information about the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme and EU actions against climate change.

    See also http://www.climnet.org/index.htm, “Climate Action Network Europe (CAN-E) is recognized as Europe’s leading network working on climate and energy issues. With over 100 members in 25 European countries, CAN-E unites to work to prevent dangerous climate change and promote sustainable energy and environment policy in Europe”.

  • About associations  
    • - http://www.ieta.org/  
      An independent, non-profit organization dedicated to the establishment of effective systems for trading in greenhouse gas emissions by businesses.
    • - http://www.carboninvestors.org/  
      International Carbon Investors & Services (INCIS), formerly European Carbon Investors & Services (ECIS), is an organization that promotes the design and development of robust, well-functioning global emissions trading markets.
    • - http://www.clubtendancescarbone.com/  
      The Club Tendances Carbone gathers all major French companies concerned by the CO2 European market.
    • - http://www.environmentalmarkets.org/  
      The Environmental Markets Association (EMA) is the premiere organization for professionals who are active in emissions trading or have an interest in the promotion of market-based solutions.
    • - www.worldwatch.org/  
      The Worldwatch Institute is an independent research organization that works for an environmentally sustainable and socially just society, in which the needs of all people are met without threatening the health of the natural environment or the well-being of future generations.
  • About news and other sources of information  
    • - http://www.greenunivers.com/  
      GreenUnivers is a French information platform that provides all the latest economic and financial news on environmental markets. Every Monday, GreenUnivers publishes a weekly review on latest greentech deals.
    • - http://communities.thomsonreuters.c...  
      Thomson Reuters Communities is an information platform that provides real time news, latest analysis and figures to carbon market professionals.
    • - http://www.pointcarbon.com/  
      Point Carbon is a world-leading provider of independent news, analysis and consulting services for European and global power, gas and carbon markets.
    • - http://www.environmental-finance.com/  
      Environmental Finance is a monthly magazine covering the ever-increasing impact of environmental issues on the lending, insurance, investment and trading.
    • - http://www.carbon-business.com/  
      Carbon Business is the world’s first business publication devoted to carbon management. Carbon Business was launched at Carbon Expo in May 2007.
    • - http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/indep...  
      About the Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change, by Sir Nicholas Stern, Head of the Government Economic Service and Adviser to the UK Government on the economics of climate change and development.
    • - http://www.carbonobrasil.com/  
      CarbonoBrasil is a Brazilian organization committed to improving communication and research in the new environmentally sustainable technologies.