Climate Science as Culture War

Resource Author: Andrew Hoffman

An article that delves into the perspective of climate change as a public debate that extends beyond science and into values, culture, and ideaology, including techniques for a consensus-based discussion.
An article that discusses how the social sciences can be more involved in public debate, particularly to address the ways in which the public's perception of climate change is influenced by identity and worldview and to overcome individual, organizational, and institutional biases that result from these belief systems.
A reflection on the dichotomy between Americans' actual and perceived climate literacy and the need to train emerging scholars in science and risk communication in order to combat the partisan "culture war" of the climate change debate.