Counting carbon or counting coal? Anchoring climate governance in fossil fuel-based accountability frameworks
Working paper by Fergus Green, Declan Kuch on 31 Aug 2021
This analysis explores schemes for the monitoring, reporting and verification of fossil fuels, and points to a hybrid fossil fuel-based accountability framework that accounts for infrastructure and production volumes. Such transparency would provide opportunities for democratic oversight of climate governance efforts and channels to hold states accountable for their climate performance.