Measure for measure? Commensuration, commodification, and metrology in emissions markets and beyond

@inproceedings{Cooper2015MeasureFM,
  title={Measure for measure? Commensuration, commodification, and metrology in emissions markets and beyond},
  author={Mark H. Cooper},
  year={2015}
}
The proliferation of markets and market-based policy instruments in environmental governance is premised on the establishment of metrological regimes and the practices of measurement, commensuration, and commodification that underlie these regimes. This paper develops the concept of metrology and examines its role in the function and dysfunction of emissions trading markets. The concept invites us to question the social, political, and scientific conditions under which agreements about… CONTINUE READING
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