1 July 2008

The Carbon Frontier

David Greising

David Greising is chief business correspondent
at the Chicago Tribune. He is the author of Yd
Like the World to Buy a Coke: The Life...

Capitalist societies matured from trading manufactured goods to commoditizing interest rates, bank debt, and home equity. Now financial pioneers are literally reaching for the sky. But in monetizing Earth's atmosphere, has the omnipotent market finally met its match?