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Bard Center for Environmental Policy presents

J-TERM COURSE Carbon Finance: Overview and Current Markets

Taught by Peter Fusaro

Monday, January 13, 2014

Week 1: Jan. 13–16, 2014
Week 2: Jan. 21–24, 2014

Taught by clean energy expert, Peter Fusaro, this course will be a "deep dive" approach to carbon finance and clean energy. The first week will cover a brief history of environmental markets, carbon trading and finance, green business models, the role of renewables and efficiency, forest carbon, funding mechanisms for environmental protection, and key examples current carbon markets (California, RGGI, EUETS and Kyoto 2014). The second week will be comprised of two days in New York City meeting with energy and finance experts followed by student presentations back at Bard. During the NYC field trips, students will visit with representatives from major players in the carbon finance world to understand the practical aspects of markets and trading.

Visits will include: The Climate Group, Eko Asset Management, RNK Capital, Sparq Energy, TFS Energy, The Green Exchange, Envizi, and the NYC Sustainability Office.

Professor: Peter C. Fusaro (bio) Location/Time: Bard College, Olin 102, 9:00am – 4:15pm. Registration Date: by Monday Jan. 6th, 2014
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