What Butterfly Effect? The Contextual Differences in Public Perceptions of the Health Risk Posed by Climate Change

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James W. Stoutenborough ; Kellee J. Kirkpatrick ; M. Jeremy Field ; Arnold Vedlitz (2015)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Climate (issn: 2225-1154)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/cli3030668
  • Subject: Q | risk perceptions | Science | health risks | public opinion | climate change | public policy
    mesheuropmc: skin and connective tissue diseases | sense organs

One of the most difficult aspects of persuading the public to support climate change policy is the lack of recognition that climate change will likely have a direct impact on an individual’s life. Anecdotal evidence and arguments within the media suggest that those who ... View more
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