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Public Attitudes Towards Advantages And Disadvantages Of Renewable Energy Exploitation

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  • Anamaria Ciobanu

    (Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies)

  • Mioara Băncescu

    (Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies)

  • Anamaria Aldea

    (Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies)

  • Meral Kagitci

    (Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies)

Abstract

In this paper we present the perception of a representative sample of the population connected to the university environment about advantages and disadvantages of renewable energy exploitation. The survey results indicate that the target population is definitively in favor of the renewable resources, and against continuing to produce electricity using the traditional pollutant fossil fuels. Nevertheless, the survey results revealed a lack of information or education for the Romanian students and graduates in regards to how they can contribute to environment protection.

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  • Anamaria Ciobanu & Mioara Băncescu & Anamaria Aldea & Meral Kagitci, 2009. "Public Attitudes Towards Advantages And Disadvantages Of Renewable Energy Exploitation," Theoretical and Applied Economics, Asociatia Generala a Economistilor din Romania - AGER, vol. 12(12(541)(s), pages 468-474, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:agr:journl:v:12(541)(supplement):y:2009:i:12(541)(supplement):p:468-474
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    renewable energy; public attitude.;

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