William D. McCann CEO, Carbon Bank of Nevada CEO, Carbon Bank Eire
“ THE ENVIRONMENT IS EVERYTHING THAT’S NOT ME”
CURRICULUM VITAE OF WILLIAM D. McCANN <ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>A.B., 1968 (Hons.) University of California, Ber...
OUTLINE OF PRESENTATION <ul><li>The Goals of CBON and CBE </li></ul><ul><li>*  To make the skies of China blue, it waters ...
PIGS=CERs=EUROS
WHAT IS CARBON TRADING AND HOW IS IT PRESENTLY CONDUCTED? <ul><li>HISTORY OF CARBON FUTURES TRADING – MILESTONES </li></ul...
ARNOLD, AL and the JETS
WHAT IS CARBON TRADING AND HOW IS IT PRESENTLY CONDUCTED ? <ul><li>MYTHOLOGIES </li></ul><ul><li>1.  Green is not necessar...
The Goals of A Carbon Capital Lender  Invest in PRC Clean Development Mechanism Projects <ul><li>TECHNOLOGIES  UNDER CONSI...
CCX December 5, 2007 <ul><li>December 5, 2007  Updated end of day CCX CFICLOSECHANGE </li></ul><ul><li>CCX CFI 2003$2.10 $...
ECX December 4, 2007 <ul><li>December 4, 2007 Updated end of day </li></ul><ul><li>ECX CFISETTLECHANGE </li></ul><ul><li>E...
WHAT WILL BE THE FUTURE OF CARBON TRADING IN THE UNITED STATES AND THE PRC? <ul><li>THE RESULTS OF THE BALI CONFERENCE OF ...
INFINITY <ul><li>Everything dat’s rounded will soon be flat, </li></ul><ul><li>everyting dat’s a microbe </li></ul><ul><li...
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Carbon Trading Presentation by William D. McCann

  1. 1. William D. McCann CEO, Carbon Bank of Nevada CEO, Carbon Bank Eire
  2. 2. “ THE ENVIRONMENT IS EVERYTHING THAT’S NOT ME”
  3. 3. CURRICULUM VITAE OF WILLIAM D. McCANN <ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>A.B., 1968 (Hons.) University of California, Berkeley, </li></ul><ul><li>Doctor of Jurisprudence, 1971 University of California, Hastings </li></ul><ul><li>M.A., 2007 (Hons.) Creative Writing, National University of Ireland, </li></ul><ul><li>Professional </li></ul><ul><li>Attorney at Law, 1971 to present </li></ul><ul><li>Founder and Board Member, Mount Diablo National Bank, Danville, </li></ul><ul><li>California, 1991-2000 </li></ul><ul><li>Member and Vice Chairman of the Board, Valleycare Systems, Pleasanton, California, 1998-2003 </li></ul><ul><li>CEO and Board Chairman, Go Ped Europa Teoranta, 1996-2005 </li></ul><ul><li>CEO and Board Chairman, Carbon Bank of Nevada, Inc., 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>CEO and Board Chairman, Carbon Bank Eire, 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Founder, Flosca Teoranta, www.flosca.com </li></ul><ul><li>Visiting Lecturer, Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California </li></ul><ul><li>Publications </li></ul><ul><li>Collected Poems , 1950-2000, Cardoza James, San Francisco, 2000 </li></ul><ul><li>Millenium Terror Trinkets , 2005, Cardoza James, San Francisco, 2005 </li></ul>
  4. 4. OUTLINE OF PRESENTATION <ul><li>The Goals of CBON and CBE </li></ul><ul><li>* To make the skies of China blue, it waters pure, and its energy conserved </li></ul><ul><li>* To help find technologies to implement CDM projects </li></ul><ul><li>What is Carbon Trading and How is it Presently Conducted? </li></ul><ul><li>What will be the future of Carbon Trading in the United States, and PRC? </li></ul><ul><li>Why is CBON and CBE uniquely qualified to participate in and implement this venture? </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusions </li></ul><ul><li>Question and Answer Period </li></ul>
  5. 5. PIGS=CERs=EUROS
  6. 6. WHAT IS CARBON TRADING AND HOW IS IT PRESENTLY CONDUCTED? <ul><li>HISTORY OF CARBON FUTURES TRADING – MILESTONES </li></ul><ul><li>The Involuntary Scheme – the Kyoto Protocols </li></ul><ul><li>1. 41 nations execute treaty in 1997 with goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 5% (Five percent) by 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>2. Traded publicly by the European Climate Exchange (ECX) and privately between companies – the ETS scheme </li></ul><ul><li>3. The United Nations Clean Development Mechanism Program (CDMs) </li></ul><ul><li>Pigs v. Peking Duck </li></ul><ul><li>4. The formula: 1 CER (Certified Emissions Reduction) = 1 ton of CO2 = 1 EAU (European Allowance Unit) </li></ul><ul><li>5. The failed Kyoto Phase I equilibrium </li></ul><ul><li>6. Successful traders and brokers: Cantor Fitzgerald CO2E </li></ul><ul><li>The Voluntary Scheme – The Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX) </li></ul><ul><li>1. Pricing fluctuations between the two methodologies </li></ul><ul><li>2. The Terminator, his G-10, and the redwood tress </li></ul><ul><li>WHAT, PRECISELY, ARE GREENHOUSE GASES AND THEIR ROLE? </li></ul><ul><li>The Gasses </li></ul><ul><li>1. Carbon Dioxide (CO2) 82% </li></ul><ul><li>2. Methane (CH4) 9% </li></ul><ul><li>3. Nitrous Oxide (NO2) 5% </li></ul><ul><li>4. Human made gasses – HFC 23 – 11,700 greater warming effect than CO2 </li></ul><ul><li>Their Role. </li></ul><ul><li>Greenhouse gasses are either a security blanket or a shroud, depending upon their balance. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Maybe its just the clouds in my eyes”, Daniel, Bernie Taupin and Elton John </li></ul><ul><li>CDM MECHANISMS </li></ul><ul><li>1. Waste management facilities and agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>2. Biofuels </li></ul><ul><li>3. Coal Mines </li></ul><ul><li>4. Carbon Sequestration </li></ul><ul><li>5. Wind generation </li></ul><ul><li>6. Solar generation –taxis in Bali - Nanosolar </li></ul><ul><li>HOW CAN CHINA HELP? </li></ul><ul><li>1. Possible legal pitfalls </li></ul><ul><li>2. NDRC and its goals </li></ul><ul><li>3. The Chinese Energy Capping burning coal mines </li></ul><ul><li>4. Why must China become a world leader in this area? </li></ul>
  7. 7. ARNOLD, AL and the JETS
  8. 8. WHAT IS CARBON TRADING AND HOW IS IT PRESENTLY CONDUCTED ? <ul><li>MYTHOLOGIES </li></ul><ul><li>1. Green is not necessarily good – E=MC2 – Conservation of Matter and energy </li></ul><ul><li>2. Al Gore’s graphs are scientifically supportable </li></ul><ul><li>3. The sky is falling </li></ul><ul><li>4. The industrial revolution and its aftermath precipitated dramatic climate change </li></ul><ul><li>5. What the ice cores recently taken by DRI (Desert Research Institute, Reno NV) </li></ul><ul><li>tell us </li></ul><ul><li>THE FUTURE </li></ul><ul><li>1.Why did the United States not sign the Kyoto protocols? </li></ul><ul><li>a. Addictions to greed, speed, behemoths. </li></ul><ul><li>b. The role of the Houstonians </li></ul><ul><li>c. The role of the military-industrial complex </li></ul><ul><li>2. The role of Australia, Premier Mark Rudd and the potential partnership with China </li></ul><ul><li>3. Will the United States adopt ‘cap and trade’, or, will it simply tax? </li></ul><ul><li>a. The curious role of the United States Senate </li></ul><ul><li>b. The current political landscape in the United States </li></ul><ul><li>c. The McCain plan, the Obama plan, and the lay of the land </li></ul>
  9. 9. The Goals of A Carbon Capital Lender Invest in PRC Clean Development Mechanism Projects <ul><li>TECHNOLOGIES UNDER CONSIDERTION FOR CHINA  </li></ul><ul><li>1.The technology of methane gas capture from landfills, and its use in the generation of electricity, while not entirely mature in China, is well known in the art. </li></ul><ul><li>2. In addition to the methane gas capture from landfill CDM projects, CBON and CBE will investigate the applicability of the following emerging technologies for PRC: </li></ul><ul><li>3. CO2 SEQUESTRATION (PETROLEUM INDUSTRY  </li></ul><ul><li>a.CO2 from refining pumped into greenhouses (Shell-Botlek) </li></ul><ul><li>b.CO2 extraction and undergrounding (Statoil-Netherlands) </li></ul><ul><li>c.CO2 pumping into depleted oil fields (Wayburn-Saskatchewan)  </li></ul><ul><li>4. CO-GENERATION (SMELTING INDUSTRY) </li></ul><ul><li>a. Heat from processing into power generation (Alcan-Lynemouth, GB) </li></ul><ul><li>b. Heat from cement plant in Henan </li></ul><ul><li>5. SOLAR PANELS </li></ul><ul><li>6. Thin film solar cell technology (Nanosolar and Mirasole) </li></ul><ul><li>7. MICELLANEOUS  </li></ul><ul><li>a. Ceravision® lamp converting microwaves to light. </li></ul><ul><li>b.GS Cleantech Photosynthesis to capture exhaust gases from Chinese coal plants </li></ul><ul><li>c.Biologically inspired building designs </li></ul><ul><li>d.Nano carbon battery packs </li></ul><ul><li>e. Wind turbine electricity generation of various types </li></ul><ul><li>f. Petrochemical sulphur reduction technology developed by Sulphco </li></ul>
  10. 10. CCX December 5, 2007 <ul><li>December 5, 2007 Updated end of day CCX CFICLOSECHANGE </li></ul><ul><li>CCX CFI 2003$2.10 $0.05 </li></ul><ul><li>CCX CFI 2007$2.15 $0.10 </li></ul><ul><li>CCX CFI 2010$2.15 $0.15 </li></ul>
  11. 11. ECX December 4, 2007 <ul><li>December 4, 2007 Updated end of day </li></ul><ul><li>ECX CFISETTLECHANGE </li></ul><ul><li>ECX CFI Dec07€0.03 €0.00 </li></ul><ul><li>ECX CFI Dec08€23.40 €0.42 </li></ul><ul><li>ECX CFI Dec12€25.99 €0.46 </li></ul>
  12. 12. WHAT WILL BE THE FUTURE OF CARBON TRADING IN THE UNITED STATES AND THE PRC? <ul><li>THE RESULTS OF THE BALI CONFERENCE OF DECEMBER 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>a. Parties will attempt to agree on a new treaty to replace Kyoto by 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>b. Reforestation protocols agreed on for new CDM mechanisms, methodologies, mechanisms </li></ul><ul><li>c. Certain technology transfers agreed. </li></ul><ul><li>d. Adaptation Fund implemented </li></ul><ul><li>THE RATIFICATION OF KYOTO by AUSTRALIA WITH ELECTION OF PREMIER MARK RUDD </li></ul><ul><li>LIKELY ELECTION OF BARACK OBAMA AS U.S. PRESIDENT WHO FAVORS US GLOBAL PARTICIPATION CAP AND TRADE; JOHN McCAIN CONTRA. </li></ul><ul><li>a. MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Climate Change – assessment of U.S. proposals </li></ul><ul><li>b. Legislation will most probably be proposed by Senator Dianne Feinstein of California </li></ul><ul><li>c. First legislation will probably be enacted in 2009 with phased implementation. </li></ul><ul><li>d. Democratic controlled congress (House and Senate) will most likely pass. </li></ul><ul><li>e. Chicago Exchange will be most likely prime vehicle for trade in U.S.; CF must implement strong </li></ul><ul><li>relationships there . </li></ul><ul><li>PRC MUST AVOID ANY LEGISLATION WHICH DESTROYS VIABILITY OF ‘EMERGING NATION’ STATUS AND DISQUALIFICATION FOR CDM TREATMENT AND CREATION OF CERs. </li></ul>
  13. 13. INFINITY <ul><li>Everything dat’s rounded will soon be flat, </li></ul><ul><li>everyting dat’s a microbe </li></ul><ul><li>will end up some kinda kat. </li></ul><ul><li>I want to be made to remember </li></ul><ul><li>alla de tings I never did know, </li></ul><ul><li>as previous destructions are </li></ul><ul><li>depicted in rings of packed snow. </li></ul>
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