Category: Carbon Credit Watch

Troubling similarities between carbon credits and mortgage derivatives

(February 8, 2011) Chuck Spinney at the Atlantic has written an interesting article comparing carbon credits to the complex mortgage dervativs that led to the financial meltdown.

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Carbon Credit Watch: Austria refuses to publish serial numbers of stolen credits, vow they will not re-enter the market

(February 8, 2011) Austrian officials claim to have tracked down many stolen carbon credits, but have refused to disclose their serial numbers. They claim that they will not re-enter the system. Not everyone is satisfied with this assurance.