22.10.2008 - Japan to introduce voluntary carbon market
From IHT: The Japanese government said that it would introduce a voluntary carbon market based on companies' pledged emissions cuts and hoped that thousands of firms would sign up to what could become a forerunner of a mandatory cap-and-trade project. The project, once it is up and running next year, is expected to be the broadest emissions market in the country. But some say it still falls short of what Japan needs to make deep emission cuts and could backfire..... Full Article: Source