5. Ecological Modernisation and the Governance of Carbon: A Critical Analysis

  1. Peter Newell3,
  2. Maxwell Boykoff4 and
  3. Emily Boyd5
  1. Ian Bailey1,
  2. Andy Gouldson2 and
  3. Peter Newell3

Published Online: 17 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118315835.ch5

The New Carbon Economy

The New Carbon Economy

How to Cite

Bailey, I., Gouldson, A. and Newell, P. (2012) Ecological Modernisation and the Governance of Carbon: A Critical Analysis, in The New Carbon Economy (eds P. Newell, M. Boykoff and E. Boyd), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118315835.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 3

    University of Sussex, UK

  2. 4

    University of Colorado, USA

  3. 5

    University of Reading, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Plymouth, UK

  2. 2

    University of Leeds, UK

  3. 3

    University of Sussex, UK

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:

  • ecological modernisation;
  • EM theories;
  • climate change, debates;
  • market-based approaches;
  • EM, governance of carbon;
  • climate change, as “wicked”;
  • shift, from “controller” state;
  • EU emissions and ETS;
  • carbon offset markets;
  • globalization

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Ecological Modernisation and the Governance of Carbon

  • Carbon Governance through the EU Emissions Trading Scheme

  • Carbon Governance through the Market for Offsets

  • Concluding Discussion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References