Carbon Coalitions: Business, Climate Politics, and the Rise of Emissions Trading
Carbon Coalitions: Business, Climate Politics, and the Rise of Emissions Trading / Jonas Meckling. Cambridge, The MIT Press, October 2011, 240 p.
Overview (source : Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs)
Over the past decade, carbon trading has emerged as the industrialized world’s primary policy response to global climate change despite considerable controversy. With carbon markets worth $144 billion in 2009, carbon trading represents the largest manifestation of the trend toward market-based environmental governance. In Carbon Coalitions, Jonas Meckling presents the first comprehensive study on the rise of carbon trading and the role business played in making this policy instrument a central pillar of global climate governance… (more http://belfercenter.ksg.harvard.edu/publication/21315/carbon_coalitions.html)