Carbon Offset

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Discussion Paper
Author:
Takaaki
Kato
This paper examined whether a local government could promote international environmental cooperation through individual citizens’ carbon offsetting, in particular focusing on the perception effects of local government subsidies. The social survey was conducted for adult citizens in Kitakyushu city, Japan, who drive privately-owned vehicles, asking...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Environmental Science & Policy
Author:
Takaaki
Kato
This study uses an experimental social survey in two large Japanese cities to explore citizens’ attitudes toward international voluntary carbon offsetting that encourages low carbon development in developing countries. In particular, the study focuses on whether the offsetting is a contribution to meet national target of greenhouse gas (GHG)...
Policy Brief
The global community is expecting local governments to play an increasingly important role in promoting sustainable development. However, the ability of local governments to do so, especially in some developed countries, may be weakening due to a possible decline in citizen interest and support as well as worsening fiscal and other constraints....
Discussion Paper
Author:
Takaaki
Kato
This study explores the citizens’ attitude towards international collaboration on low carbon development in developing countries through voluntary carbon offsetting, using an experimental social survey in two Japanese large cities. In particular the authors focus on additionality of greenhouse gas emissions reductions through voluntary carbon...