“An Inconvenient Truth” Increases Knowledge, Concern, and Willingness to Reduce Greenhouse Gases

  title={“An Inconvenient Truth” Increases Knowledge, Concern, and Willingness to Reduce Greenhouse Gases},
  author={Jessica M. Nolan},
  journal={Environment and Behavior},
  pages={643 - 658}
  • J. Nolan
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology
  • Environment and Behavior
Since May 24, 2006 millions of people have seen the movie “An Inconvenient Truth.” Several countries have even proposed using the film as an educational tool in school classrooms. However, it is not yet clear that the movie accomplishes its apparent goals of increasing knowledge and concern, and motivating people to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. Two studies are reported, one with a sample of community moviegoers, and one with a sample of students. Across the two studies, results show… Expand

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