Fictitious carbon, fictitious change? A contribution to the political economy of market-based climate policy

Project: DissertationInterdisciplinary research

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Human Geography


  • market-based mechanisms, climate change, emissions trading, commodification, carbon offsetting, neoliberal natures


My dissertation focuses on market-based mechanisms for climate and energy policy. It uses three distinct cases to investigate what environmental outcomes can be attributed to market-based instruments, and how these outcomes can be theoreized in light of recent debates on the commodification of nature.
Short titleFictitious carbon, fictitious change?
Effective start/end date2011/09/012016/09/23