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August 26 2012

Climate Change in the Indian Mind

Climate Change in the Indian Mind

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Millions of Indians are observing changes in their local rainfall, temperatures, and weather, report more frequent droughts and floods, and a more unpredictable monsoon.

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Topics: Attitudes & Beliefs Citizen Behavior Consumer Behavior Energy Use / Conservation Health International Surveys Knowledge / Climate Literacy Media Policy Support Risk Perceptions Sustainability Trust Values & Religion Vulnerability & Resilience
March 07 2012

Rio+20: An endangered species?

During the third week of June 2012, the United Nations will convene Rio+20, officially known as the UN Summit on Sustainable Development (UNSSD), to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the UN Conference on Environment and Development held in Rio de...

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Topics: Policy Support Politics / Elections Sustainability
May 06 2011

Changing Planet Town Hall

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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Topics: Attitudes & Beliefs Health Media Sustainability Values & Religion Youth / Families
August 15 2006

Sustainability values, attitudes and behaviors: A review of multi-national and global trends

This review surveys five major efforts to identify and declare values essential to global sustainability; describes empirical trends (as measured by multina- tional and global-scale surveys) in values, attitudes, and behaviors related to human and economic...

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Topics: Attitudes & Beliefs International Surveys Policy Support Risk Perceptions Six Americas Sustainability Values & Religion
November 01 2005

Do global attitudes and behaviors support sustainable development?

Drawing on the few multinational and quasi-global-scale surveys that have been conducted, this article synthesizes and reviews what is currently known about global attitudes and behavior that will either support or discourage a global sustainability...

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Topics: Attitudes & Beliefs International Surveys Policy Support Risk Perceptions Sustainability Values & Religion
April 01 2005

What is sustainable development? Goals, indicators, values and practice

A brief history of the concept, along with the interpretive differences and the common ground in definitions, goals, indicators, values, and practice follows. Taken together, these help explain what is meant by sustainable development.

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Topics: Sustainability Trust Values & Religion