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Mongabay.com CARBON FINANCE LEXICON

Carbon finance lexicon: C

  • Call
  • Cap-and-Trade
  • Carbon Accounting
  • Carbon Asset
  • Carbon Benefits
  • Carbon Biosequestration
  • Carbon Credit
  • Carbon Dioxide (CO2)
  • Carbon Dioxide Equivalent (CO2e)
  • Carbon Market
  • Carbon Offsets
  • Carbon Pool
  • Carbon Rights
  • Carbon Sink
  • Carbon Stock
  • CarbonFix Standard
  • Certified Emission Reduction (CER)
  • CFA Institute (CFAI)
  • Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX)
  • Clean Development Mechanism (CDM)
  • Clearinghouse
  • Climate Action Reserve (CAR)
  • Climate, Community, Biodiversity Standards (CCB)
  • Climate Reserve Tonnes (CRT)
  • Collateral
  • Combined Categories
  • Commingled (Pooled)
  • Compliance Market
  • Concessional Lending
  • Conservation of Undrained or Partially Drained Peatland (CUPP)
  • Contango
  • Contingent Claims
  • Cost Basis
  • Cost of Carry
  • Coupon Payment
  • Credit Default Swap (CDS)
  • Credit Enhancement
  • Credit Risk
  • Cropland and Grassland Land-use Conversions (CGLC)
  • Currency Risk
  • Custodian

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    Carbon Finance Lexicon

    The text is derived from the Finance and Carbon Markets Lexicon prepared by the Forest Carbon, Markets and Communities (FCMC) Program and Tetra Tech ARD and reviewed by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).




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