Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Let's make Vancouver a carbon-trading centre

With a satellite bourse in Boca Raton.

From the Vancouver Sun:

Since he's taking us down the green road, promising to make British Columbia a world leader in fighting global warming, here's an idea. Why not make Vancouver a major centre for carbon trading?

Carbon trading is already a $30 billion a year market, as companies and governments buy and sell credits to help them meet CO2 emission limits. According to the World Bank, this emerging market has tripled in dollar terms in a year. It's going to explode in the next few years, creating just the sort of high paying financial jobs Metro Vancouver needs....MORE