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Professional Development Course on “Carbon Markets and Climate Finance” 

02 Oct 2023

Climate finance provides the means to the implementation of projects, carbon pricing provides the incentive to mobilize the most “cost-effective” mitigation options. Carbon pricing can be a source of climate finance: with emissions trading through the auctioning of allowances, with carbon tax through tax levied, revenues raised can be used for adaptation and/or mitigation activities.

Course Objectives:

The objective of this course is to provide a solid foundation on carbon market and carbon finance from a multiple perspective.

Course Outline:

  • Global climate change, UN processes and emergence of carbon market and climate finance
  • Type, nature and diversity of carbon markets
  • Compliance carbon markets: Experiences, design features, trends and outcomes (Emission trading and carbon tax)
  • Voluntary (unregulated) carbon markets, including internal carbon pricing in corporate sector
  • Emerging carbon markets issue and opportunities, such as bilateral market, Paris Agreement Article 6.2, ICAO, IMO, REDD+
  • Climate investment needs assessment
  • Global architecture of climate finance (public, private, funding sources, mechanism beneficiaries, sectors, financial instruments, key institutions)
  • Climate financing mechanisms at national scales.
  • Future outlook

Date: 2 – 13 October 2023

Venue: AIT Campus

For more information and registration please visit https://extension.ait.ac.th/course/carbon-markets-and-climate-finance