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World Bank to Expand Plan to Rescue Emission Projects

Article on Bloomberg announcing a World Bank “methane-reducing facility” which is to underpin carbon market demand by issuing put options for methane emissions on a competitive basis. “Put options give the holder the right to sell at a certain strike price, but not the obligation.”

I am pleased to see the idea of put options, (which Prodipto Ghosh and I also suggested to support the CDM is be-ing realised. I think the use of such Quantity Performance Instruments could indeed be key in re-viving market instruments.

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FC Publication Date: 
10 September 2014
Benito Müller