2018 Environmental Defence Fund Three Decades of Carbon Market Success: A Carbon Market Timeline

EFDThis one-page timeline provides a handy visualisation of key milestones in the development of carbon markets around the world from 1990, under the US Clean Air Act that established a cap and trade mechanism for sulphur, through the Kyoto Protocol mechanisms targeting GHGs, and national trading schemes such as the EU ETS and others in North America and Asia through to 2017.