Updated: 11/24/2005; 11:45:50 PM.

SED
Sustainable Energy for Development: People, organizations, and projects active in environmentally benign energy sources for developing countries.


daily link  Thursday, October 23, 2003


Carbon Finance at the World Bank: July 2003 presentation at a workshop on "Carbon Credits from Flare Reduction Activities" sponsored by the Global Gas Flaring Reduction Partnership (GGFR).  Notable:

  • greenhouse gas credits already purchased or under negotiation total approximately US$250 million
  • shift into renewables and not just efficiency in last 2 years (breakdowns by region, type, and purchaser of carbon credits)
  • carbon prices currently running $3-$4/tonne CO2e
  • carbon finance helps solid waste management which saves on more powerful greenhouse gases

Author: Chandra Shekhar Sinha, Portfolio Manager, Carbon Finance Group The World Bank.

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