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Exploring CCS community acceptance and public participation from a human and social capital perspective

Anderson, Carmel; Schirmer, Jacqueline; Abjorensen, Norman


The delay or cancellation of energy infrastructure projects, such as wind farms and nuclear power plants and more recently carbon capture and storage (CCS) because of community resistance and poor public participation processes are well known. Yet, some communities accept these projects with relative ease. The term acceptance implies passivity and as such does not necessarily reflect community approval or support. If acceptance is passive, what are the characteristics of a community in which...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Mitigation and adaptation strategies for global change
DOI: 10.1007/s11027-011-9312-z


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