The American Journal of Public Health just published an article about how Americans respond to framing 'peak oil' as a public health problem. YPCCC Director Anthony Leiserowitz and collaborators Matt Nisbet (American University) and Ed Maibach...Health Politics / Elections Risk Communication Risk Perceptions
In 2011, the YPCCC co-organized a live town hall entitled "Changing Planet" hosted by Tom Brokaw in partnership with NBC Learn (the education arm of NBC News), Discover Magazine, Yale's Office of Public Affairs and Communications, and the National Science Foundation.
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Finding the teachable moment: An analysis of information-seeking behavior on global warming related websites during the release of The Day After Tomorrow
This paper investigates how the mass media may influence information-seeking behavior through an analysis of how the release of the movie The Day After Tomorrow, a fictional depiction of global warming causing catastrophic natural disasters...Attitudes & Beliefs Citizen Behavior Health Media Risk Communication
This article describes results from a national study (2003) that examined the risk perceptions and connotative meanings of global warming in the American mind and found that Americans perceived climate change as a moderate risk that will...Emotion / Affect / Imagery Health Risk Perceptions Six Americas Values & Religion