The New Carbon Economy
provides a critical understanding of the carbon economy. It offers key insights into the constitution, governance and effects of the carbon economy, across a variety of geographical settings.
- Examines different dimensions of the carbon economy from a range of disciplinary angles in a diversity of settings
- Provides ways for researchers to subject claims of newness and uniqueness to critical scrutiny
- Historicizes claims of the ‘newness’ of the carbon economy
- Covers a range of geographical settings including Europe, the US and Central America
Keywords: Environmental Geography, Environment, , climate change, human geography, ecology, regional emissions trading schemes, global offset mechanisms, carbon emissions, threat of climate change