Take Two®

News and culture through the lens of Southern California. Hosted by A Martínez

Interpol issues guide to prevent carbon trading crime

by Take Two®

59141 full
The smoke stacks at American Electric Power's (AEP) Mountaineer coal power plant in New Haven, West Virginia, October 30, 2009. SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

Internationally, the carbon trading market has become one of the biggest commodities markets in the world. It's estimated to be worth about $175 billion dollars, which makes it a major target for crime.

So much so that Interpol, the international police force, has just issued a guide to carbon trading crime. Here to tell us more is Davyth Stewart, an intelligence officer in the Environmental Crime unit of Interpol.

Interpol's Guide to Carbon Trading Crime

blog comments powered by Disqus

Enjoy Take Two®? Try KPCC’s other programs.

What's popular now on KPCC