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Carbon Finance 2008

Peter Sweatman, managing director of client operations in Southern Europe and Latin America for UK-based investment bank Climate Change Capital, will deliver the talk, â'A Pot of Gold for Renewable Energy? Funding RE Projects with Carbon Finance.â' Â Â Climate Change Capital (CCC) is an investment banking firm that utilizes carbon finance as the catalyst for investment in clean energy and emission reductions projects.  With over $1.5 billion under management and Carbon Funds currently contracted to reduce over 65 million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent, it is a leader in the global carbon market. 

November 6, 2007
2:30 to 4:00 p.m.
Steinbach Lounge at 52 Hillhouse Avenue
Reception to Follow

Prior to CCC, Mr. Sweatman spent 10 years in capital markets at JPMorgan in London and New York, where he led Southern Europe Debt Capital Markets Origination in Spain and Portugal and subsequently joined JPMSI's Latin American team covering Mexico and Venezuela.  Between leaving JPMorgan and joining CCC Mr. Sweatman founded Charity Technology Trust, New Philanthropy Capital and led a small Climate Change group funding research and awareness building of Global Warming in Europe.  Mr. Sweatman has an MA in Engineering and Management Studies (1990) from St John's College, Cambridge and lectures 20 times a year on subjects related to energy and climate change.


Recommended Readings

The Carbon Market from Theory to Practice and Hope for International Society

Evolution of the CDM: Toward 2012 and Beyond

Global Warming: The Corporate Response 

Event Documents 

Netcast (Available to Yale University students only - by request)

PowerPoint Presentation (Available to Yale University students only - by request)


Event Press Release

Event Poster

Event Photos - #1, #2, #3, #4, and #5

Funding for the Carbon Finance Speaker Series was made possible by a generous grant from the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation.