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Leiserowitz, A. (2010) Climate change risk perceptions and behavior in the United States, in S. Schneider, A. Rosencranz, and M. Mastrandrea, eds. Climate Change Science and Policy. Island Press.

This chapter introduces the concepts of risk and risk perception, summarizes public opinion on climate change internationally and in the United States, and reports results from an in-depth study of public climate change risk perceptions, policy preferences, and individual behaviors in the United States.

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