Geoengineering and the Science Communication Environment: A Cross-Cultural Experiment

Resource Author: Hank Jenkins-Smith

A survey of American and British citizens to test the "cultural cognition thesis" as it relates to science communication and the impact of a geoengineering narrative on concern about climate change risks.   In order to understand the influence of cultural meanings on both science communication and public perceptions of risk, researchers from Yale Law School,...
A study on why members of the public disagree about the existence of scientific consensus related to a range of issues, including climate change, and the implications for science communication and policy.