Carbon Trading: Will blockchain change the game?
Don D'Souza, Unit Head for Industrial Mitigation, British Columbia, Climate Action Secretariat; Ruben Lubowski, Chief Natural Resource Economist, Environmental Defense Fund; Gerald Prolman, President, Everland; Kathy Benini, Managing Director, Pricing & Valuation & Reference Data, IHS Markit; Andrew Fleeter, Director, Product Head, Environmental Solutions, IHS Markit. Blockchain holds great promise as a tool to facilitate carbon trading in a world increasingly focused on reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Can this technology enable environmental organizations and energy companies to work together to achieve decarbonization goals? How are energy companies adopting a blockchain ledger to trade carbon credits? Can this technology create a more transparent method for exchanging greenhouse gas emissions certificates?