publication . Doctoral thesis . 2013

Climate Change and Conceptual Change

Clark, David Joseph;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Country: Mexico
Abstract
Global Warming (“GW”) is easily one of the most pressing concerns of our time,and its solution will come about only through a change in human behavior.Compared to the residents of most other nations worldwide, Americans reportlower acceptance of the realities of GW. In order to address this concern in afree society, U.S. residents must be convinced or coerced to take the necessaryactions. In spite of the democratic appeal of education, however, many climatecommunicators appear to be settling on the notion that emotional persuasion issuperior to education.We'll set an empirical foundation in Chapter 2, reviewing an experiment inthe Numerically Dr...
Subjects
free text keywords: Psychology, Environmental education, Science education, climate change, global warming, numeracy
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