4. Between Desire and Routine: Assembling Environment and Finance in Carbon Markets

  1. Peter Newell2,
  2. Maxwell Boykoff3 and
  3. Emily Boyd4
  1. Philippe Descheneau and
  2. Matthew Paterson

Published Online: 17 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118315835.ch4

The New Carbon Economy

The New Carbon Economy

How to Cite

Descheneau, P. and Paterson, M. (2012) Between Desire and Routine: Assembling Environment and Finance in Carbon Markets, in The New Carbon Economy (eds P. Newell, M. Boykoff and E. Boyd), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118315835.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Sussex, UK

  2. 3

    University of Colorado, USA

  3. 4

    University of Reading, UK

Author Information

  1. University of Ottawa, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 FEB 2012
  2. Published Print: 27 JAN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444350227

Online ISBN: 9781118315835

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Keywords:

  • carbon markets;
  • climate change;
  • role of the state, EU ETS;
  • CDM and markets, cultural;
  • cultural political economy;
  • Thrift, and the “new economy”;
  • carbon markets;
  • Carbon Expo;
  • credit rating agencies;
  • “taken-for-granted world”

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Cultural Construction of Carbon Markets

  • Mobilising Desire

  • Borrowing Financial Practices

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgements

  • Endnotes

  • References