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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 Projects Conferences Outreach Tags Health Values / Religion Topics Audiences Beliefs & Attitudes
July 08 2010

Global Warming’s Six Americas: June 2010

 

This report extends and updates an ongoing program of research analyzing Americans’ interpretations of and responses to climate change. This research segments the American public into six audiences that range along a spectrum of concern and issue engagement from the Alarmed, who are convinced of the reality and danger of climate change, and who are highly supportive of personal and political actions to mitigate the threat, to the Dismissive, who are equally convinced that climate change is not occurring and that no response should be made.

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Topics: Attitudes & Beliefs Citizen Behavior Consumer Behavior Energy Use / Conservation Policy Support Risk Perceptions Six Americas Trust Values & Religion Format Reports Tags Energy Risk Six Americas Surveys Values / Religion Topics Audiences Behaviors & Actions Beliefs & Attitudes Politics & Policy Support
July 02 2010

Climategate, Public Opinion, and the Loss of Trust

A working paper that examines the impact of Climategate on public perceptions of climate change and climate scientists, drawing on a national survey conducted in December 2009 and January, 2010.  In brief, we found that Climategate had a...

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Topics: Attitudes & Beliefs Media Trust Values & Religion Format Articles Tags Media Studies Values / Religion Topics Beliefs & Attitudes
March 24 2010

Youth Less Concerned About Global Warming than their Elders?

Youth Less Concerned About Global Warming than their Elders?

Today the Yale Project on Climate Change is releasing a report entitled, “The Climate Change Generation?: Survey Analysis of the Perceptions and Beliefs of Young Americans.” Here is an excerpt from the Executive Summary:  

 

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Topics: Attitudes & Beliefs Risk Perceptions Trust Values & Religion Youth / Families Format Reports Tags Demographics Risk Values / Religion Topics Audiences Beliefs & Attitudes
March 04 2010

The Climate Change Generation?: A Survey Analysis of the Perceptions and Beliefs of Young Americans

The Climate Change Generation?: A Survey Analysis of the Perceptions and Beliefs of Young Americans

American adults under the age of 35 have come of age in the decades since the “discovery” of man-made climate change as a major societal problem. The oldest of this cohort was twelve in 1988, when NASA climate scientist James Hansen testified at a Senate Energy Committee hearing that global temperature rise was underway and that human-produced greenhouse gases were almost certainly responsible.

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Topics: Attitudes & Beliefs Risk Perceptions Trust Values & Religion Youth / Families Format Reports Tags Demographics Risk Values / Religion Topics Audiences Beliefs & Attitudes
February 24 2010

Global Warming’s Six Americas 2010

In 2009 we identified six distinct “Americas” when it comes to the issue of global warming. One year later, we are releasing a report on the status of these six key audiences. We have found that one of these groups: the “Dismissive” – who believe global warming is not happening…

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Topics: Attitudes & Beliefs Citizen Behavior Consumer Behavior Energy Use / Conservation Policy Support Risk Perceptions Six Americas Trust Values & Religion Format Reports Tags Energy Risk Six Americas Surveys Values / Religion Topics Audiences Behaviors & Actions Beliefs & Attitudes Politics & Policy Support
May 20 2009

Global Warming’s Six Americas 2009

Global Warming’s Six Americas 2009

One of the first rules of effective communication is to “know thy audience.” Climate change public communication and engagement efforts must start with the fundamental recognition that people are different and have different psychological, cultural, and political reasons for acting – or not acting– to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This report identifies Global Warming’s Six Americas: six unique audiences within the American public that each responds to the issue in their own distinct way.  The six audiences were identified using a large nationally representative survey of American adults conducted in the fall of 2008.

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Topics: Attitudes & Beliefs Citizen Behavior Consumer Behavior Energy Use / Conservation Policy Support Risk Perceptions Six Americas Trust Values & Religion Format Reports Tags Energy Risk Six Americas Surveys Values / Religion Topics Audiences Behaviors & Actions Beliefs & Attitudes Politics & Policy Support
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 Format Articles Projects International Attitudes & Behavior Tags International Risk Six Americas Values / Religion Topics Audiences Beliefs & Attitudes Politics & Policy Support
January 01 2006

Climate change risk perception and policy preferences: The role of affect, imagery, and values

A national, representative survey of the U.S. public found that Americans have moderate climate change risk perceptions, strongly support a variety of national and international policies to mitigate climate change, and strongly oppose several carbon...

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Topics: Emotion / Affect / Imagery Policy Support Risk Perceptions Values & Religion Format Articles Tags Emotion Risk Values / Religion Topics Politics & Policy Support
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 Format Articles Projects International Attitudes & Behavior Tags International Risk Values / Religion Topics Beliefs & Attitudes Politics & Policy Support
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