Environmental beliefs and public acceptance of nuclear energy in China: A moderated mediation analysis
作者: Jing WangYazhou LiJianlin WuJibao GuShuo Xu
作者单位: 1School of Management, University of Science and Technology of China, 96 Jinzhai Road, Hefei, Anhui, PR China
2Key Laboratory of Neutronics and Radiation Safety, Institute of Nuclear Energy Safety Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Hefei, Anhui, 230031, PR China
3Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changchun, Jilin, 130022, PR China
刊名: Energy Policy, 2020, Vol.137
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.enpol.2019.111141
关键词: Environmental beliefsPlace attachmentNuclear engagementPublic acceptance
英文摘要: Abstract(#br)Nuclear energy facility development in China has become controversial amid widespread environmental concerns. The present study examines how environmental beliefs influence public acceptance of nuclear energy in the context of China. In the current study, we test the mediation effect of nuclear engagement and test place attachment as a moderator based on cognitive-affective processing system theory. Our data have been obtained from an online survey, using a sample consisting of 516 individuals with experience in the public participation activities in Chinese nuclear power plant projects. The empirical results show that environmental beliefs are positively and significantly correlated to public acceptance of nuclear energy through the individuals’ nuclear engagement. Place...
全文获取路径: Elsevier  (合作)
影响因子:2.743 (2012)

  • moderated 缓和
  • acceptance 接收
  • mediation 
  • analysis 分析
  • China 中国
  • energy 能量
  • nuclear 原子核的
  • public 公众的