To pursue reductions of anthropogenic global net emissions, knowledge of greenhouse gas sources and sinks is critical to define baselines, and assess the effectiveness of climate governance over time. Such information and the means to independently verify its credibility could be obtained through efficient transparency measures. It continue to remain out of reach, however, including in the recent Paris agreement.
This project tries to challenge this problem both intellectually and practically. In particular, it studies how transparency must be understood as both the addition of the notions of publicity and measurability to turn it into a credible information generating mechanism for governance.