Lecture: Individuals’ trade-offs between climate engineering technologies and mitigation
06. June 2018, Montreal / Canada
"We observe mitigation behavior via the purchase of voluntary carbon offsets to learn more about the effect of CE perception on mitigation. We extend prior work (Merk et al., 2016) by analyzing the determinants of the trade-off decisions between the technologies and mitigation looking especially at internalized norms for mitigation and the emotional responses to the technology descriptions and framings. We find a downward effect of technology information on mitigation in scenarios where CE technologies complement mitigation."