04.11.2013 - Latin America joins emissions trading
Costa Rica expects to sell 16 million tonnes of carbon credits over eight years on its new carbon exchange, Latin America's first, a venue that allows polluters to offset their emissions with permits they can buy. Launched last month, the exchange provides a forum for tradable certificates that confer the right to emit one tonne of carbon dioxide. The approach attaches a cost to pollutants and seeks to reduce greenhouse gases in the atmosphere...............................................Full Article: Source
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