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Psycho

Climate Change T-shirts Launches: Why Global Waring Psychology Will Save the World

By | Climate Policy, Climate Reform, communications, global warming psychology, Legacy Policy, Messaging, Policy, Psycho, Strategy | No Comments

Global warming psychology, this burgeoning new discipline of science that seeks to understand why we don’t trust climate scientists when we trust virtually all other scientists almost implicitly, is very clear in its findings: old science communications strategies have failed and we must use new…

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Climate Control Moon Shot: Do We Have the Technology Already?

By | Abrupt changes, Climate Policy, Climate Reform, CO2 Removal and Sequestration, economics, Negative emissions, Policy, Psycho, Solutions, Strategy | No Comments

We have entered the non-linearly increasing phase of climate change impacts. This is pretty much standard climate science that climate scientists said we would endure if we delayed action. Could they have imagined that we would delay for 20 years? What would they have said 20…

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A Generation of Delay: Climate Policy Is 20 Years Behind

By | Abrupt changes, aerosols, alternatives, Climate Policy, CO2 Removal and Sequestration, Deniers and Delayers, global cooling pollutants, in-depth and Popular Press, Negative emissions, Policy, Psycho, short-term, Solutions | No Comments

First Published on Truthout, December 4, 2015 The perceived debate on climate change has discredited traditional climate science communications to such an extent that we are just now implementing policies developed during the Kyoto Protocol era that began in 1992. New climate science knowledge is…

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Merchants of Doubt Premieres in Austin: Melton to talk about $900 million annual climate change counter-movement

By | Deniers and Delayers, Messaging, Psycho | No Comments

(See more on the Drexel/Stanford research on the climate change counter-movement here.) Merchants of Doubt, A film by Sony Pictures and Robert KennerAustin Premiere and Lecture by Bruce Melton PE Inspired by the acclaimed book by Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway, MERCHANTS OF DOUBT takes…

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

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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…

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

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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 )

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