Fossil Fuel Export

Goal: To better understand public opinions and responses to fossil fuel export infrastructure.

Collaborators: Shawn Olson Hazboun, Jonathan Pierce

Selected Publications

Mooney, R., S. Hazboun, H. S. Boudet (2022). Risk-benefit perceptions of natural gas export in Oregon. Local Environment 27(3): 342-356. [Online Article]

Stelmach, G. and H. S. Boudet (2021). Using Structural Topic Modeling to Explore the Role of Framing in Shaping the Debate on Liquefied Natural Gas Terminals in Oregon. American Behavioral Scientist, DOI: 10.1177/00027642211056268. [Online Article]

Hazboun, S. and H. S. Boudet (2021). Natural gas - friend or foe of the environment? Evaluating the framing contest over natural gas through a public opinion survey in the Pacific Northwest. Environmental Sociology. [Online Article]

Boudet, H. S. and S. Hazboun, eds (2022). Public responses to fossil fuel export: Exporting energy and emissions in a time of transition. Elsevier. [Online Article]

Tran, T., C. L. Taylor, H. S. Boudet, K. Baker and H. Peterson (2019). Using concepts from the study of social movements to understand community response to liquefied natural gas development in Clatsop County, Oregon. Case Studies in the Environment 3 (1): 1–7. [Online Article]

Pierce, J. J., H. S. Boudet, C. Zanocco and M. Hillyard (2018). Analyzing the factors that influence U.S. public support for exporting natural gas. Energy Policy 120: 666-674. [Online Article]

Boudet, H. S., T. Trang and B. Gaustad (2017). The long shadow of unconventional hydrocarbon development: Contentious politics in liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility siting in Oregon. Fractured Communities: Risks, Impact, and Protest Against Hydraulic Fracking in U.S. Shale Regions. Ed. A. E. Ladd. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press. [Online Article]

Boudet, H. S. (2016). An “insiteful” comparison: Contentious politics in liquefied natural gas facility siting in the US. MIT Projections 11: 47-76. [PDF] [Online Article]

Wright, R. L. and H. S. Boudet (2013). To act or not to act: Context, capability, and community response to environmental risk. American Journal of Sociology 118(3): 728-77. [Online Article]

McAdam, D. and H. S. Boudet (2012). Putting social movements in their place: Explaining opposition to energy projects in the United States, 2000-2005. Cambridge University Press. [Online Article]

Boudet, H. S., D. Jayasundera and J. Davis (2011). Drivers of conflict in global infrastructure projects. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management 137(7): 498-511. [Online Article]

Boudet, H. S. (2011). From NIMBY to NIABY: Regional mobilization against liquefied natural gas siting in the US. Environmental Politics 20(6): 786-806. [Online Article]

McAdam, D., H. S. Boudet, J. Davis, R. J. Orr, W. R. Scott and R. Levitt (2010). ‘Site fights’: Explaining opposition to pipeline projects in the developing world. Sociological Forum 25(3): 410-427. Reprinted in Global Projects: Institutional and Political Challenges. Ed. W.R. Scott, R. J. Orr and R. E. Levitt. Cambridge University Press (2011). [Online Article]

Funders and Partners

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