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Carbon trading and strategy

This online course provides a comprehensive explanation of the principles and dynamics of emissions trading and helps participants understand the issues pertinent to the design of an emissions trading program. The course also covers the differences in the trading mechanisms, which one works best and the advantages that mechanism has to offer.

Course outline

Module 1: The carbon market – a beginner’s guide

  • Global warming consequences
  • Kyoto Protocol and its 3 mechanisms
  • The EU Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS)

Module 2: Emissions trading

  • Principles and dynamics of emissions trading
  • Types of contracts
  • Trading strategies

Module 3: Voluntary carbon market

  • Market analysis
  • Voluntary carbon market policies
  • Types of contracts and trades
  • Trading strategies