Carbon mitigation responses by local councils in Adelaide

Zeppel, Heather and James-Overheu, Christina (2011) Carbon mitigation responses by local councils in Adelaide. In: Building Business Communities: Justice, Performance and Change Creating a Sustainable Scholarly Community Colloquia, 9 Nov 2011, Brisbane, Australia.

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This paper reports on carbon mitigation actions adopted by Greater Adelaide councils (n=14) in South Australia. A survey of environmental officers profiled carbon mitigation actions, emissions auditing, and motives for emissions reduction by councils. The main reasons for carbon actions were a climate change plan, showing climate leadership, and cost savings.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: USQ conference - Paper 12. Authors retain copyright.
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Business and Law - School of Accounting, Economics and Finance
Date Deposited: 11 Jan 2012 23:05
Last Modified: 29 Jun 2017 04:45
Uncontrolled Keywords: carbon mitigation; eco-efficiency; local government; Adelaide; South Australia
Fields of Research : 16 Studies in Human Society > 1605 Policy and Administration > 160507 Environment Policy
05 Environmental Sciences > 0503 Soil Sciences > 050301 Carbon Sequestration Science
16 Studies in Human Society > 1606 Political Science > 160605 Environmental Politics
Socio-Economic Objective: D Environment > 96 Environment > 9603 Climate and Climate Change > 960302 Climate Change Mitigation Strategies

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