Tony Leiserowitz, Director of the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication, discusses how “Six Americas” hear, interpret and respond to different messaging on climate change, and how health-related impacts de-politicize the discussion.
Professor John Nolon is the founder of the Pace Land Use Center at Pace Law School in White Plains, New York. He explains how the existing division of responsibilities between federal, state and local government inadequately serves the competing needs of society in the wake of the hydraulic fracturing boom.
On September 4, 2013, Michael Mann visited Yale University’s School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. Here he talks about some of the needs and challenges of communicating the science of climate change today.
Scientist Anthony Leiserowitz, director of the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication, describes his efforts to galvanize communities over what’s arguably the greatest single threat facing humanity. A specialist in the psychology of risk perception, Leiserowitz knows better than anyone if people are willing to change their behavior to...