Geoengineering and Climate Change Polarization

@article{Kahan2015GeoengineeringAC,
  title={Geoengineering and Climate Change Polarization},
  author={Dan Kahan and H. Jenkins-Smith and Tor Tarantola and C. Silva and Donald Braman},
  journal={The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science},
  year={2015},
  volume={658},
  pages={192 - 222}
}
  • Dan Kahan, H. Jenkins-Smith, +2 authors Donald Braman
  • Published 2015
  • Sociology
  • The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
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