Category

communications

Legacy Climate Policy: The Scale of the Current Science and Need for DAC

By | Climate Policy, CO2, CO2 Removal and Sequestration, communications, Emissions, in-depth and Popular Press, Media, Myths, Negative emissions, Policy, Solutions, Uncategorized | No Comments

In the run up to the Paris climate talks, current policy is far behind. Virtually unknown is science stating that the solutions to treating climate pollution are simple, cheap and radically change a generation of policy we are currently trying to implement. Legacy climate policy being…

Read More

Citizens, Energy Scientists, and Policy Advisors Beliefs About Global Warming

By | Climate Policy, communications, Deniers and Delayers, Messaging, politics, Psycho | No Comments
Bolsen, Druckman and Cook have summarized the emerging discipline of global warming psychology rather well with this paper. Scientists and policy makers are more likely to believe than the public and more likely to believe that warming is caused by man. There is political influence...
Read More

Society’s Grand Challenge: Global Climate Change (American Psychological Society)

By | communications, Messaging, Psycho, Solutions | No Comments

Experts are most concerned about long-term fundamental issues. The general public is most concerned about local short-term things or immediate threats. Values and beliefs have stronger ties to behaviors with effects in the low-cost range rather than things like major household capital improvements. The most…

Read More

Calling all earthlings: Climate change communications may as well be from aliens, by Bruce Melton

By | communications, in-depth and Popular Press, Messaging, Psycho, Solutions | No Comments

Relative to most of the 20th century, Austin’s January highs and lows were not 2.9 and 1.4 degrees above normal, but 9.9 and 10.4 degrees above normal! (First published on The Rag Blog, April 25, 2013. http://theragblog.blogspot.com/2013/04/bruce-melton-calling-all-earthlings.html )

Read More