Putting a price on emissions

McClellan, Matt
July 2009
Smart Business Orange County;Jul2009, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p24
An interview with Lee Barken, an information technology (IT) practice leader at U.S.-based Haskell & White LLP, is presented. Barken discusses the impact of carbon accounting on the way companies do business. He describes the cap-and-trade system as an inventory of the total carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions for the U.S. He also mentions the implications of climate change legislation on businesses and industries in the country.


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