The Resource Accounting for carbon : monitoring, reporting and verifying emissions in the climate economy, edited by Valentin Bellassen and Nicolas Stephan

Accounting for carbon : monitoring, reporting and verifying emissions in the climate economy, edited by Valentin Bellassen and Nicolas Stephan

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Accounting for carbon : monitoring, reporting and verifying emissions in the climate economy
Title
Accounting for carbon
Title remainder
monitoring, reporting and verifying emissions in the climate economy
Statement of responsibility
edited by Valentin Bellassen and Nicolas Stephan
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NhCcYBP
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
TD885.5.G73
LC item number
A28 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1985-
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  • Bellassen, Valentin
  • Stephan, Nicolas
  • Cambridge University Press
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  • Greenhouse gases
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Pollutants
  • Greenhouse gases
  • Emissions trading
  • Climatic changes
Label
Accounting for carbon : monitoring, reporting and verifying emissions in the climate economy, edited by Valentin Bellassen and Nicolas Stephan
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1.Introduction: key notions and trade-offs involved in MRVing emissions / Ian Cochran -- 1.1.Purpose and audience for this book -- 1.2.Climate economics at work -- 1.3.Scale, scope, uncertainty and related trade-offs: key definitions and stakes of MRV in climate economics -- 1.4.Outline, editorial choices and comparison tools between chapters -- Appendix -- Bibliography -- pt. I MRV of territorial/jurisdictional emissions -- 2.Trendsetter for territorial schemes: national GHG inventories under the UNFCCC / Valentin Bellassen -- 2.1.Context -- 2.2.Objectives, national inventory system and challenges -- 2.3.Monitoring -- 2.4.Reporting -- 2.5.Verification -- 2.6.MRV costs -- 2.7.MRV ID table -- 2.8.What practitioners say about it -- Acknowledgements -- Bibliography -- 3.Variant 1: region/city geographical inventories / Ian Cochran -- 3.1.Introduction -- 3.2.Multiple methodologies and protocols based on actors' needs -- 3.3.Monitoring -- 3.4.Reporting -- 3.5.Conclusions: local needs currently prevail over harmonization -- Bibliography -- 4.Variant 2: sectoral MRV at the jurisdictional level -- forestry (REDD+) in the VCS and the UNFCCC / Valentin Bellassen -- 4.1.Context -- 4.2.Variable scope of requirements: from baseline only to full jurisdictional MRV -- 4.3.Monitoring requirements -- 4.4.Reporting -- 4.5.Verification -- 4.6.Comparison between VCS and UNFCCC requirements for REDD+ -- 4.7.MRV costs -- 4.8.Conclusion -- 4.9.MRV ID table -- Bibliography -- pt. II MRV of industrial sites and entities -- 5.Trendsetter for companies and industrial sites: the EU Emissions Trading Scheme / Valentin Bellassen -- 5.1.Context -- 5.2.Monitoring -- 5.3.Reporting and verification -- 5.4.MRV costs -- 5.5.MRV ID table -- 5.6.What practitioners say about it -- Bibliography -- 6.Variant 1: the waste sector in Australia's Carbon Pricing Mechanism, another ETS at site level / Emilie Alberola -- 6.1.Context -- 6.2.The waste sector covered by the Carbon Pricing Mechanism -- 6.3.Monitoring the waste sector's GHG emissions -- 6.4.Reporting -- 6.5.Verification -- 6.6.Uncertainty related to waste emissions: is it an issue? Should it be reduced? -- 6.7.Conclusion -- 6.8.MRV ID table -- Bibliography -- 7.Variant 2: non-site level emissions in an ETS -- the case of electricity importers in the California cap-and-trade / Emilie Alberola -- 7.1.Context -- 7.2.Monitoring electricity importers under the GHG Inventory Program -- 7.3.Reporting: a separate report for imported electricity according to sources -- 7.4.Uncertainty in the Californian cap-and-trade program: the carbon leakage issue -- 7.5.Conclusion -- 7.6.MRV ID table -- Bibliography -- 8.Variant 3: emissions of a company/institution rather than a site: the case of the Shenzhen ETS / Caspar Chiquet -- 8.1.China's domestic emissions reduction policy -- 8.2.Shenzhen, China's first operating ETS pilot -- 8.3.Capping direct and indirect emissions -- 8.4.MRV and compliance at company level -- 8.5.Intensity-based cap and allowances -- 8.6.Reporting, confidentiality and disclosure -- 8.7.Enforcement of compliance -- 8.8.MRV ID table -- Bibliography -- 9.Variant 4: coexistence of voluntary and mandatory frameworks at the company level -- Carbon Disclosure Project, EU ETS and French legal requirements / Ian Cochran -- 9.1.Introduction -- 9.2.French entities may be subject to up to four major mandatory or voluntary GHG emissions monitoring and reporting frameworks -- 9.3.MRV ID table -- 9.4.Four frameworks may be too many, even though they are flexible enough to be synergetic with one another -- 9.5.Balancing internal management needs and an increasing range of use for external GHG data -- 9.6.Conclusions: the diversity of reporting frameworks leads to higher costs, risks and opportunities -- Bibliography -- 10.Direct measurement in the EU ETS / Chris Dimopoulos -- 10.1.Context -- 10.2.Direct measurement fundamentals -- 10.3.Direct measurement under the EU ETS -- 10.4.Uncertainty influencing parameters in mass emission measurement -- 10.5.Measurement vs. calculation -- 10.6.Conclusion: what method should be preferred? -- Appendix -- Relevant international and European standards -- Bibliography -- pt. III MRV at offset project scale -- 11.Trendsetter for projects: the Clean Development Mechanism / Igor Shishlov -- 11.1.Context -- 11.2.Monitoring -- 11.3.Reporting -- 11.4.Verification -- 11.5.What practitioners say about it -- 11.6.MRV ID table -- Appendix -- Transaction costs for CDM projects -- Bibliography -- 12.Case study 1: monitoring requirements for projects reducing N2O emissions from fertilizer use across standards / Claudine Foucherot -- 12.1.Context -- 12.2.Monitoring -- 12.3.Reporting -- 12.4.Verification -- 12.5.Conclusion -- 12.6.MRV ID table -- Bibliography -- 13.Case study 2: monitoring requirements for reforestation and improved forest management projects across standards / Mariana Deheza -- 13.1.Context -- 13.2.Monitoring in the CDM for reforestation projects and VCS IFM projects -- 13.3.Reporting -- 13.4.Verification: what are auditors looking for? -- 13.5.Conclusion -- 13.6.MRV ID table -- Appendix -- Determination of monitoring uncertainty -- Bibliography -- 14.Case study 3: monitoring requirements for fugitive emissions from fuels in the CDM / Roderick Robinson -- 14.1.Fugitive emissions scale and scope -- 14.2.General principles of fugitive emission methodologies -- 14.3.CDM methodology AM0023 -- 14.4.Cost of monitoring -- 14.5.Discussion -- Appendix -- Bibliography -- 15.Synthesis / Igor Shishlov -- 15.1.MRV requirements across schemes -- 15.2.Incentives to reduce monitoring uncertainty tend to be partial and indirect -- 15.3.MRV costs: large economies of scale -- 15.4."Materiality" is commonly practiced but it does not outweigh economies of scale -- 15.5.Comparability often trumps information relevance -- 15.6.Staggering MRV vs. carbon pricing implementation -- 15.7.Conclusion
Extent
1 online resource ( xxii, 540 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781316162262
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, map.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
99963473215
System control number
(NhCcYBP)12330759
Label
Accounting for carbon : monitoring, reporting and verifying emissions in the climate economy, edited by Valentin Bellassen and Nicolas Stephan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1.Introduction: key notions and trade-offs involved in MRVing emissions / Ian Cochran -- 1.1.Purpose and audience for this book -- 1.2.Climate economics at work -- 1.3.Scale, scope, uncertainty and related trade-offs: key definitions and stakes of MRV in climate economics -- 1.4.Outline, editorial choices and comparison tools between chapters -- Appendix -- Bibliography -- pt. I MRV of territorial/jurisdictional emissions -- 2.Trendsetter for territorial schemes: national GHG inventories under the UNFCCC / Valentin Bellassen -- 2.1.Context -- 2.2.Objectives, national inventory system and challenges -- 2.3.Monitoring -- 2.4.Reporting -- 2.5.Verification -- 2.6.MRV costs -- 2.7.MRV ID table -- 2.8.What practitioners say about it -- Acknowledgements -- Bibliography -- 3.Variant 1: region/city geographical inventories / Ian Cochran -- 3.1.Introduction -- 3.2.Multiple methodologies and protocols based on actors' needs -- 3.3.Monitoring -- 3.4.Reporting -- 3.5.Conclusions: local needs currently prevail over harmonization -- Bibliography -- 4.Variant 2: sectoral MRV at the jurisdictional level -- forestry (REDD+) in the VCS and the UNFCCC / Valentin Bellassen -- 4.1.Context -- 4.2.Variable scope of requirements: from baseline only to full jurisdictional MRV -- 4.3.Monitoring requirements -- 4.4.Reporting -- 4.5.Verification -- 4.6.Comparison between VCS and UNFCCC requirements for REDD+ -- 4.7.MRV costs -- 4.8.Conclusion -- 4.9.MRV ID table -- Bibliography -- pt. II MRV of industrial sites and entities -- 5.Trendsetter for companies and industrial sites: the EU Emissions Trading Scheme / Valentin Bellassen -- 5.1.Context -- 5.2.Monitoring -- 5.3.Reporting and verification -- 5.4.MRV costs -- 5.5.MRV ID table -- 5.6.What practitioners say about it -- Bibliography -- 6.Variant 1: the waste sector in Australia's Carbon Pricing Mechanism, another ETS at site level / Emilie Alberola -- 6.1.Context -- 6.2.The waste sector covered by the Carbon Pricing Mechanism -- 6.3.Monitoring the waste sector's GHG emissions -- 6.4.Reporting -- 6.5.Verification -- 6.6.Uncertainty related to waste emissions: is it an issue? Should it be reduced? -- 6.7.Conclusion -- 6.8.MRV ID table -- Bibliography -- 7.Variant 2: non-site level emissions in an ETS -- the case of electricity importers in the California cap-and-trade / Emilie Alberola -- 7.1.Context -- 7.2.Monitoring electricity importers under the GHG Inventory Program -- 7.3.Reporting: a separate report for imported electricity according to sources -- 7.4.Uncertainty in the Californian cap-and-trade program: the carbon leakage issue -- 7.5.Conclusion -- 7.6.MRV ID table -- Bibliography -- 8.Variant 3: emissions of a company/institution rather than a site: the case of the Shenzhen ETS / Caspar Chiquet -- 8.1.China's domestic emissions reduction policy -- 8.2.Shenzhen, China's first operating ETS pilot -- 8.3.Capping direct and indirect emissions -- 8.4.MRV and compliance at company level -- 8.5.Intensity-based cap and allowances -- 8.6.Reporting, confidentiality and disclosure -- 8.7.Enforcement of compliance -- 8.8.MRV ID table -- Bibliography -- 9.Variant 4: coexistence of voluntary and mandatory frameworks at the company level -- Carbon Disclosure Project, EU ETS and French legal requirements / Ian Cochran -- 9.1.Introduction -- 9.2.French entities may be subject to up to four major mandatory or voluntary GHG emissions monitoring and reporting frameworks -- 9.3.MRV ID table -- 9.4.Four frameworks may be too many, even though they are flexible enough to be synergetic with one another -- 9.5.Balancing internal management needs and an increasing range of use for external GHG data -- 9.6.Conclusions: the diversity of reporting frameworks leads to higher costs, risks and opportunities -- Bibliography -- 10.Direct measurement in the EU ETS / Chris Dimopoulos -- 10.1.Context -- 10.2.Direct measurement fundamentals -- 10.3.Direct measurement under the EU ETS -- 10.4.Uncertainty influencing parameters in mass emission measurement -- 10.5.Measurement vs. calculation -- 10.6.Conclusion: what method should be preferred? -- Appendix -- Relevant international and European standards -- Bibliography -- pt. III MRV at offset project scale -- 11.Trendsetter for projects: the Clean Development Mechanism / Igor Shishlov -- 11.1.Context -- 11.2.Monitoring -- 11.3.Reporting -- 11.4.Verification -- 11.5.What practitioners say about it -- 11.6.MRV ID table -- Appendix -- Transaction costs for CDM projects -- Bibliography -- 12.Case study 1: monitoring requirements for projects reducing N2O emissions from fertilizer use across standards / Claudine Foucherot -- 12.1.Context -- 12.2.Monitoring -- 12.3.Reporting -- 12.4.Verification -- 12.5.Conclusion -- 12.6.MRV ID table -- Bibliography -- 13.Case study 2: monitoring requirements for reforestation and improved forest management projects across standards / Mariana Deheza -- 13.1.Context -- 13.2.Monitoring in the CDM for reforestation projects and VCS IFM projects -- 13.3.Reporting -- 13.4.Verification: what are auditors looking for? -- 13.5.Conclusion -- 13.6.MRV ID table -- Appendix -- Determination of monitoring uncertainty -- Bibliography -- 14.Case study 3: monitoring requirements for fugitive emissions from fuels in the CDM / Roderick Robinson -- 14.1.Fugitive emissions scale and scope -- 14.2.General principles of fugitive emission methodologies -- 14.3.CDM methodology AM0023 -- 14.4.Cost of monitoring -- 14.5.Discussion -- Appendix -- Bibliography -- 15.Synthesis / Igor Shishlov -- 15.1.MRV requirements across schemes -- 15.2.Incentives to reduce monitoring uncertainty tend to be partial and indirect -- 15.3.MRV costs: large economies of scale -- 15.4."Materiality" is commonly practiced but it does not outweigh economies of scale -- 15.5.Comparability often trumps information relevance -- 15.6.Staggering MRV vs. carbon pricing implementation -- 15.7.Conclusion
Extent
1 online resource ( xxii, 540 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781316162262
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, map.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
99963473215
System control number
(NhCcYBP)12330759

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