Renewable energy policies enjoy greater support compared to policies focused explicitly on climate change, and thus present a politically plausible path toward carbon emission reduction. However, new research shows that renewable energy policy support declines when people are informed about the policy costs for home energy bills.
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Evensen, D. Renewable energy policy: Enumerating costs reduces support. Nat Energy 2, 17106 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/nenergy.2017.106