Social research

Social research

There is a wide range of audiences for communicating to about decarbonisation projects. Social research can provide background information and recommended practices on how to engage with specific segments of people in these audiences. This enables more effective communications, local engagement and the attainment of project goals.

 

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The South West Hub Carbon Capture and Storage Project team, led by the Western Australian Department of Mines and Petroleum (DMP) is committed to an open process of community involvement during all stages of the project. The project team host regular comm ...
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The overall objective of this report is to propose a methodology targeted at creating the most favourable negotiating environment for all project stakeholders—including the project developer—to agree on project acceptability conditions. This process has b ...
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Carbon capture and storage (CCS) has a critical role to play in mitigating climate change and providing energy security. Fundamental to that advocacy role is a commitment to sharing the best possible research and information about the technology to our me ...
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Climate of the Nation 2013 benchmarks Australian attitudes to climate change, related policies and solutions. In mid-2013 the report found that two-thirds of Australians accept that climate change is real as well as a growing understanding that climate im ...
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The authors of the 3S Working Paper describe and consider the emerging community energy sector in the United Kingdom. If community energy in the UK is to contribute to a shifting energy mix towards decarbonisation, it requires imaginative policy support, ...
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In partnership with Shell Canada, TransAlta commissioned a polling firm in the summers of 2010 and 2011  to conduct research amongst Canadians and Albertans regarding their perceptions of carbon capture and storage (CCS).  Both corporate entities, with tw ...
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Global observation by the scientific community of CCS demonstration projects has permitted a much wider understanding of aspects of CCS more closely aligned to the social sciences (i.e. sociology, anthropology, psychology, communications, and economics). ...
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This chapter, authored by Jacob Ladenburg and Gesche Krause, from the InTech book ‘ From turbine to wind farms- technical requirements and spin-off products ’, describes public acceptance of their changing rural landscapes as turbines are erected. Local a ...
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This report is about the social acceptance of utility-scale renewable energy projects. In particular, it focuses on concentrating solar power (CSP) plants in the San Luis Valley (SLV or Valley), a large, sunny, high desert in south central Colorado, locat ...
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Hontomin CO 2 storage facility, Spain, picture courtesy of Fundación Ciudad de la Energía Awareness of the importance of reducing CO 2 emissions is rising but the transition towards a low-carbon society is slow and complex. The much needed fundamental cha ...
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