UK public perceptions of shale gas hydraulic fracturing: The role of audience, message and contextual factors on risk perceptions and policy support

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Whitmarsh, Lorraine; Nash, Nick; Upham, Paul; Lloyd, Alyson; Verdon, James P; Kendall, J.-Michael;
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Applied Energy,volume 160,pages419-430 (issn: 0306-2619)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2015.09.004
  • Subject: Hydraulic fracturing | Sustainability sciences, Communication | Shale gas | Public | Energy(all) | Attitudes | Risk perceptions | Communication | Civil and Structural Engineering | /dk/atira/pure/core/keywords/56033141X

<p>There is growing recognition of the need to understand public attitudes to energy sources, such as shale gas, and to feed these into decision-making. This study represents the first detailed UK experimental survey of public perceptions of shale gas fracking, includin... View more
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