Carbon offsetting by Queensland local government

Zeppel, Heather (2013) Carbon offsetting by Queensland local government. In: Research Colloquia and Showcase 2013, 12-13 June 2013, Springfield, Australia.

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Abstract

Carbon offsetting provides one avenue for local councils to mitigate or reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. This paper reviews carbon offsetting responses by Queensland local councils. Out of a total of 433 carbon reduction actions adopted by 30 Queensland councils, less than 3% of council climate initiatives related to carbon offsetting actions.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: USQ publication.
Faculty / Department / School: Current - USQ Other
Date Deposited: 09 Dec 2013 02:04
Last Modified: 02 Aug 2017 02:10
Uncontrolled Keywords: carbon offsetting; carbon mitigation; local councils; Queensland
Fields of Research : 16 Studies in Human Society > 1604 Human Geography > 160404 Urban and Regional Studies (excl. Planning)
05 Environmental Sciences > 0502 Environmental Science and Management > 050205 Environmental Management
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150312 Organisational Planning and Management
Socio-Economic Objective: D Environment > 96 Environment > 9603 Climate and Climate Change > 960302 Climate Change Mitigation Strategies
D Environment > 96 Environment > 9607 Environmental Policy, Legislation and Standards > 960799 Environmental Policy, Legislation and Standards not elsewhere classified
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/24322

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