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Climate change scepticism and public support for mitigation: Evidence from an Australian choice experiment

Akter, Sonia; Bennett, Jeffrey; Ward, Michael

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Public scepticism surrounding climate change is an obstacle for implementing climate change mitigation measures in many countries. However, very little is known about: (1) the nature and sources of climate change scepticism; and (2) its influence on preferences for climate change mitigation policies. In this paper, we investigate these two issues using evidence and analysis from an Australian public survey and choice experiment. The study has three key findings. First, the intensity of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/66597
Source: Global Environmental Change: Part A - Human and Policy Dimensions
DOI: 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2012.05.004

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