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Issue 1 (2009) pp. 9-22 - Saving the planet or selling off the atmosphere? Emissions trading, capital accumulation and the carbon rent / Peter Jones

Jones, Peter

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Governments are increasingly implementing emissions trading schemes, ostensibly to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Karine Matthews and Matthew Paterson argue that the drive to implement emissions trading is primarily driven by the goal of supporting capital accumulation, rather than environmental considerations. This article ultimately agrees, but argues that their approach is not consistent with Marx’s labour theory of value. The concept of the ‘carbon rent’ is used to develop a more...[Show more]

CollectionsMarxist Interventions (2009-2011)
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/12548
Source: Marxist Interventions

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