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  • January 25, 2011

    CFTC, USDA Economic Research Service and Farm Foundation NFP to Host Workshop on Carbon Market Design: Issues and Opportunities

    Washington, DC - The Commodity Futures Trading Commission, U.S. Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service and Farm Foundation NFP will co-host a workshop on carbon market design from January 31 to February 1, 2011. The workshop will bring together policymakers, industry participants, nongovernmental organizations and academics to discuss issues facing the establishment of efficient carbon markets in the United States.  The workshop will serve as a forum to consider the lessons learned from existing carbon/environmental markets to inform policymakers about potential hurdles to the design of domestic carbon markets.

    The workshop will be held in the public hearing room at CFTC.  View the Agenda for the workshop.

    The workshop is free and open to the public, but space is limited and registration is required. Register for the workshop.

    Last Updated: February 17, 2011

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