Communication, Media & Politics in the Anthropocene

Shifting Ideas, Shifting Opinion, Shifting Policy
Posts tagged "Environmental movement"

Public Opinion and Participation in the Climate Change Debate

Public opinion about climate change, observes the New York Times’ Andrew Revkin, can be compared to “waves in a shallow pan,” easily tipped with “a lot of sloshing but not a lot of depth.” In a recently published chapter in the Oxford Handbook of Climate Change and Society, I review research that provides several explanations...

Science in Society Series: Video Interview with Climate Fix Author Roger Pielke

This past spring semester, American University hosted an event featuring Roger Pielke Jr., a Professor of Environmental Studies at the University of Colorado-Boulder and author of The Climate Fix: What Scientists and Politicians Won’t Tell You About Global Warming. The event — for which I served as moderator — was co-sponsored by the School of...