Panel: "Public Preferences for Climate Policy Instruments: Evidence from Turkey"

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Date: September 20, 2012
Time: 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Place: Santral Campus, Energy Museum Seminar Hall

Gediz Kaya (GAIA Carbon Finance Managing Partner)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ayşe Uyduranoğlu Öktem (BİLGİ, Director of the Centre for Environmental Studies)
Asst. Prof. Dr. Z. Eylem Gevrek (University of Konstanz, Germany)
Moderator: Prof. Dr. İpek Özkal Sanver (BİLGİ, Head of Department of Economics)

The 17th Conference of the Parties emphasized that developing countries should take responsibility as well in reducing the emissions of greenhouse gases by 2020. The aim of the project sponsored by İstanbul Bilgi University and carried out by the Center for Environment, Energy and Sustainability Studies is to explore public preferences for climate policy instruments. The outcomes of the survey, which was conducted to 1,250 individuals in 16 cities will be presented and the carbon footprint of İstanbul Bilgi University voluntarily calculated by Gaia Carbon Finance will be debated.