A Primer on Perceptions of Risk, Risk Communication and Building Trust


United States National Energy Technology Laboratory
The Keystone Center
1 January 2005

The primer aims to aid in outreach and education for carbon sequestration activities, specifically to address methods for communicating risks and benefits of geologic carbon sequestration to the public. It was written primarily to help those involved in sequestration research as they begin engaging people in the communities surrounding their planned research sites.