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"Social" nudge one of the drivers towards increased carbon farming uptake

Updated November 3 2023 - 3:28pm, first published October 5 2023 - 9:30am
Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Professor of Behavioural Economics Uwe Dulleck led a team that surveyed primary producers to identify viable cooperative strategies for carbon pooling in Australia. Picture supplied
Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Professor of Behavioural Economics Uwe Dulleck led a team that surveyed primary producers to identify viable cooperative strategies for carbon pooling in Australia. Picture supplied

The field of behavioural economics examines the incentives and biases that work on decision-making processes and a research team at the Queensland University of Technology have applied this science to carbon farming, to find out what may drive farmers to take it up.

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