Amanda D. Boyd
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Abstract On January 11, 2011 a local farm couple from Saskatchewan held a press conference claiming CO2 had leaked from the Weyburn project onto their land. This first public reporting of potential… Continue Reading
It has been suggested that the way in which a risk event is presented within the first 10 days of media coverage provides the major frames that will dominate news media presentations of any new… Continue Reading
Developing a better understanding of the factors underlying health and environmental risk perspectives has been the focus of significant research in recent years. Although many previous studies have… Continue Reading
Media can affect public views and opinions on science, policy and risk issues. This is especially true of a controversial emerging technology that is relatively unknown. The study presented here… Continue Reading
Recent infectious disease outbreaks have resulted in renewed recognition of the importance of risk communication planning and execution to public health control strategies. Key to these efforts is… Continue Reading
Abstract Carbon dioxide capture and geological storage (CCS) is one strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that has attracted interest from government and industry in Canada. A key factor that… Continue Reading
Abstract In January 2011 a local farm couple from Canada held a press conference claiming that carbon dioxide (CO2) had leaked from a carbon sequestration project onto their land. This was the first… Continue Reading
Cancer is one of the leading causes of death among Indigenous populations. Communication campaigns are an important component of cancer prevention and treatment. However, communication about cancer… Continue Reading
Abstract Energy consumers have been introduced to numerous technologies designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase the efficiency of electrical systems. The introduction of smart meters… Continue Reading
Public support for energy systems is a critical factor in the development and deployment of electricity-generating technologies. The publics’ support for energy developments may be driven by numero...