Public Views on Climate Change: European and USA Perspectives

  title={Public Views on Climate Change: European and USA Perspectives},
  author={Irene Lorenzoni and Nick F. Pidgeon},
  journal={Climatic Change},
If uncontrolled, human influences on the climate system may generate changes that will endanger various aspects of life on Earth. The precise implications of the scientific claims about climate change, and the extent to which they pose dangers to various populations, are becoming intensely debated at many levels in relation to policy. How `danger' is interpreted will ultimately affect which actions are taken. In this paper, we examine how climate change is conceptualised by publics in Europe… 
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