International carbon markets, if developed in a credible way, can play a vital role in accelerating climate action.
Blog posts on "low-carbon technologies"
To unlock investments in energy efficiency, we must remove financing barriers to small projects and attract more institutional capital.
The new mechanism in the deal against climate change can generate momentum for market-based instruments to encourage low-carbon growth.
The announcement that the People's Republic of China will set up a national emissions trading market in 2017 is a game-changer that could prompt similar moves elsewhere.
Hunan, a major manufacturing hub in the PRC, recently launched a low-carbon technology incubator to offset environmental degradation and rising greenhouse emissions, and wants to become a model for developing Asia, where the business case for cleantech is emerging.