LONDON, 26 July - IETA announces today the publication of its oral history of the carbon markets, titled From Kyoto to Paris: the Oral History of the Carbon Markets.
The book gathers together interviews from key participants in climate negotiations, including negotiators, government officials, project developers, traders and lawyers. It follows the evolution of carbon markets starting at Kyoto in 1997 and ending with the conclusion of the Paris Agreement last December.
Excerpts from interviews with participants have been published in seven video clips at www.ieta.org/kyototoparis.
The book focus on markets and the Kyoto Protocol, early experiments with emissions trading, the growth of the EU ETS, the CDM and carbon funds, and concludes with the momentous events in Paris last December when 196 nations agreed a new global climate treaty.
Downloadable and hard copies of the book are available at www.amazon.com - search for "From Kyoto to Paris". For a limited time, a Kindle version is available free of charge.