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Reforestation & Marine Permaculture: Does the Method Affect the Willingness To Pay for Carbon Offsetting? A Randomised Contingent Valuation Study


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Title: Reforestation & Marine Permaculture: Does the Method Affect the Willingness To Pay for Carbon Offsetting? A Randomised Contingent Valuation Study
Other Titles: Återbeskogning och Marin Permakultur - Påverkar metodvalet betalningsviljan för klimatkompensation? En randomiserad preferensstudie
Authors: Fällström, Elice
Schelin, August
Issue Date: 24-Jul-2020
Degree: Student essay
Series/Report no.: 202007:242
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Keywords: Carbon offsetting
Reforestation
Marine permaculture
Contingent valuation
Willingness to pay
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Abstract: Failing to limit global mean surface temperature rise to 1.5°C risks leading to irreversible environmental degradation. One measure to mitigate global warming is carbon offsetting through increasing biotic carbon sequestration. This thesis utilises a randomised contingent valuation study to evaluate the willingness to pay for carbon offsetting as a measurement of the reduction in utility that respondents experience from environmental degradation, based on the microeconomic framework of equivalen... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/65793
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