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The new carbon economy
Antipode book series.
Publication Information:
Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
Physical Description:
195 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.
General Note:
"Originally published as Volume 43, Issue 3 of Antipode."


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30000010243361 HD9502.A2 N485 2012 Open Access Book Book

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The New Carbon Economy provides a critical understanding ofthe carbon economy. It offers key insights into the constitution,governance and effects of the carbon economy, across a variety ofgeographical settings. Examines different dimensions of the carbon economy from arange 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, theUS and Central America

Author Notes

Peter Newell is Professor of International Relations at theUniversity of Sussex. Prior to this he was Professor of DevelopmentStudies at the University of East Anglia and held posts at theOxford University Centre for the Environment, the Centre for theStudy of Globalization and Regionalization at Warwick University,the Institute of Development Studies (Sussex), FLACSO Argentina andClimate Network Europe in Brussels. He is associate editor of thejournal Global Environmental Politics . His climatepublications include Climate for Change (2000), TheBusiness of Global Environmental Governance (2005), ClimateCapitalism (2010), and Governing Climate Change (2010).

Maxwell Boykoff is an Assistant Professor in theCooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences Centerfor Science and Technology Policy Research at the University ofColorado-Boulder. In addition, he is a Senior Visiting ResearchAssociate in the Environmental Change Institute at the Universityof Oxford. His publications include the books Who Speaks forClimate?: Making Sense of Media Reporting on Climate Change (2011), and the edited volume The Politics of Climate Change (2009).

Emily Boyd is a Reader in Environmental Change and HumanCommunities in the Department of Geography and EnvironmentalSciences at the University of Reading. Previously Emily was alecturer in Environment and Development in the School of Earth andEnvironment at the University of Leeds, and deputy director of theLeeds University Centre for Global Development. In addition, Emilyis also a visiting researcher at Oxford University and theStockholm Resilience Centre. Her publications include ClimateChange a Beginners Guide (2010) and Adapting Institutions,Governance and Complexity: Insights for Social-ecologicalResilience (2011, in press).

Table of Contents

Emily Boyd and Maxwell Boykoff and Peter Newell
List of Contributorsp. vii
1 The ôNewö Carbon Economy: WhatÆs New?p. 1