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Household perceptions of climate change and preferences for mitigation action: the case of the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme in Australia

Akter, Sonia; Bennett, Jeffrey

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The study aims to reveal Australian households' perceptions of climate change and their preferences for mitigation action. A web-based survey was conducted in November 2008 in which over 600 households from the state of New South Wales were asked for their willingness to bear extra household expenditure to support the 'Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme', an emissions trading scheme proposed by the Australian government. The results of the study can be summarized in four key findings. First,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/67734
Source: Climatic Change
DOI: 10.1007/s10584-011-0034-8

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