Event: Understanding Public Response to Carbon Dioxide Removal
09. November 2020, online
"Moreover, the three CDR strategies most widely discussed – afforestation/reforestation, bioenergy with carbon capture and storage, and direct air capture – vary greatly in terms of the technologies and tradeoffs involved. Which are likely to garner public support or face scrutiny? As past experiences with nuclear and hydraulic fracturing show, risk perceptions of novel technologies can significantly shape their development. In this talk, I will share results from several national experimental studies designed to answer these questions."