Journal article from Science Direct: Communicating contested geoscience to the public: Moving from ‘matters of fact’ to ‘matters of concern.”
Geological issues are increasingly intruding on the everyday lives of ordinary people. Whether it is the onshore extraction of oil and gas, the subsurface injection of waters for geothermal power or the deep storage of waste products, communities across the world are being confronted with controversial geological interventions beneath their backyards. Communicating these complex scientific and technical issues is made more challenging by the general public’s unfamiliarity with the geological realm
Thanks to Chris Jones for the citation.