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Knowledge as a driver of public perceptions about climate change reassessed
Previous research suggests knowledge about climate change has only a limited impact on concern about the issue. A multinational survey shows this negative result largely depends on how knowledge isExpand
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Teaching Students to Make Better Decisions About the Environment: Lessons From the Decision Sciences
One of the fundamental goals of environmental education (EE) is to equip students with the skills to make more thoughtful decisions about environmental issues. Many examples of environmental andExpand
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Testing a structured decision approach: value-focused thinking for deliberative risk communication.
Public participation is now part of many decision making processes for managing environmental and technical risks. This article describes a test of a strategy to improve the quality of public inputExpand
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The end of risk communication as we know it
According to the US National Research Council, risk communication ought to be viewed as a dialogue among people conducted to help facilitate a more accurate understanding of risks and, related, theExpand
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Toward improved communication about wildland fire: mental models research to identify information needs for natural resource management.
The management of natural- and human-induced wildland fires is an intricate process that must balance two considerations: that of fire as a necessary natural disturbance and that of the risks thatExpand
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Motivating Sustainable Food Choices
Small, everyday changes in people’s behavior can have significant positive environmental impacts. To this end, the research reported here focused on the role of an asymmetric intervention (a “nudge”)Expand
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Adaptive Management of the Global Climate Problem: Bridging the Gap Between Climate Research and Climate Policy
To date the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has concerned itself with gathering a state of the art review of the science of climate change. While significant progress has been madeExpand
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Predictors of risk and benefit perception of carbon capture and storage (CCS) in regions with different stages of deployment
Abstract Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is a technological option for mitigating climate change. Public risk perception plays a key role in the decision whether it should be adopted at a largeExpand
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Decision structuring to alleviate embedding in environmental valuation
Abstract Embedding is the widely-observed phenomenon that a good is assigned a higher value if evaluated on its own rather than as part of a more inclusive set. Embedding is considered a seriousExpand
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