6. Accounting for Carbon: The Role of Accounting Professional Organisations in Governing Climate Change

  1. Peter Newell2,
  2. Maxwell Boykoff3 and
  3. Emily Boyd4
  1. Heather Lovell and
  2. Donald MacKenzie

Published Online: 17 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118315835.ch6

The New Carbon Economy

The New Carbon Economy

How to Cite

Lovell, H. and MacKenzie, D. (2012) Accounting for Carbon: The Role of Accounting Professional Organisations in Governing Climate Change, in The New Carbon Economy (eds P. Newell, M. Boykoff and E. Boyd), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118315835.ch6

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 Edinburgh, 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:

  • national, international agendas;
  • governance of climate change;
  • carbon, financial accounting;
  • UK Nuffield Foundation;
  • EU ETS, accounting for carbon;
  • role in social processes;
  • Foucauldian governmentality approach;
  • epistemic community;
  • CIMA's report;
  • “gap” in professional governance

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • How and Why Carbon is Measured

  • Accountants and Climate Change

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements

  • Endnotes

  • References