10.1 Emerging trends in public engagement

Most public engagement best practice guidance will cite the importance of understanding the local context of a site and tailoring activities and messages to meet those specific needs.

This site specificity makes it notoriously difficult to monitor trends in public engagement activity for CCS demonstration projects, however, with this caveat in place, the responses to 2012 project survey highlight some potential focus areas which largely correlate with key areas of learning emerging from social research data and early CCS demonstration experience.