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# A survey on the public perception of CCS in France

Abstract : An awareness and opinion survey on Carbon Capture and Storage was conducted on a representative sample of French aged 15 years and above. About 6\% of respondents were able to provide a satisfying definition of the technology. The key question about approval of or opposition to' the use of CCS in France was asked twice, first after presenting the technology, then after exposing the potential adverse consequences. Approval rates, 59\% and 38\%, show that there is no a priori rejection of the technology. The sample was split in two to test for a semantic effect: questioning one half about Stockage' (English: storage), the other about `Sequestration'. Manipulating the vocabulary had no statistically significant effect on approval rates. Stockage is more meaningful, but does not convey the idea of permanent monitoring.
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Minh Ha-Duong, Ana Sofia Campos, Alain Nadai. A survey on the public perception of CCS in France. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, Elsevier, 2009, 3, pp.633-640. ⟨10.1016/j.ijggc.2009.05.003⟩. ⟨halshs-00200894v3⟩

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