Building on six key considerations, this report underscores the importance of positive public perception for CCS project developers. It highlights the primary challenge of widespread lack of awareness about CCS, compounded by socio-demographic factors and trust levels in developers. The report emphasizes that community perception depends on perceived benefits, making community involvement and tailored communication crucial. It also identifies the need for further research to improve methodologies and support developers.

The six key considerations for positive public engagement with CCS are:

  1. Awareness and knowledge
  2. Understanding socio-demographic factors
  3. Trust in the messenger and the project
  4. Local involvement and community empowerment
  5. Effective communication methods and channels
  6. Research on public perception