Carbon theme heats up as markets suffer the crunch


Providers are launching new ways to access carbon trading as the theme gathers momentum during the global market downturn. Sterling Waterford Securities has listed a carbon credit note on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, while index provider Dow Jones has partnered with the Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX) to offer a new series linked to global emissions.

At a London commodities seminar last month, certified emission reductions (CERs) were named one of the key ideas for current markets, along with