Download e-book for kindle: Accounting for Carbon: Monitoring, Reporting and Verifying by Valentin Bellassen,Nicolas Stephan

By Valentin Bellassen,Nicolas Stephan

the facility to competently computer screen, checklist, file and make certain greenhouse gasoline emissions is the cornerstone of any potent coverage to mitigate weather switch. Accounting for Carbon presents the 1st authoritative evaluation of the tracking, reporting and verification (MRV) of emissions from the commercial web site, venture and corporate point to the nearby and nationwide point. It describes the MRV systems in position in additional than fifteen of an important coverage frameworks - equivalent to emissions buying and selling structures in Europe, Australia, California and China, and the United international locations Framework conference on weather swap - and compares them alongside key standards reminiscent of scope, price, uncertainty and suppleness. This e-book attracts at the paintings of engineers and economists to supply a realistic consultant to assist govt and non-governmental coverage makers and key stakeholders in to higher comprehend assorted MRV specifications, the most important trade-offs confronted by means of regulators and the alternatives made by means of up-and-running carbon pricing initiatives.

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