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At Politico, Rating Enviros' Strategy on Oil Spill

At Politico, Rating Enviros’ Strategy on Oil Spill

Matthew Nisbet, Framing Science, and Politico analyze the way that the environmental movement has responded to the oil spill, and in particular, to Obama's handling of the disaster. Nisbet explains that enviros are generally letting the mainstream news media do the work of communicating the need for action and accountability. The point is made and […]

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Stanford Researcher: Data Show That ClimateGate Has Had Limited Impact on Public Perceptions

Stanford Researcher: Data Show That ClimateGate Has Had Limited Impact on Public Perceptions

Many have been wondering about the impact that the climate research unit hacking incident (ClimateGate) had on public opinion towards climate change. This article summarizes the analysis of Stanford University professor Jon Krosnick. According to Krosnick, the public has the same level of trust for climate scientists that they had before the incident, and that […]

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Do Surveys This Week Show More Signs of Climate Fatigue?

Do Surveys This Week Show More Signs of Climate Fatigue?

Framing Science takes a look at two recently released surveys that cover so called climate or green fatigue. According to the recent Pew poll, global warming remained the last of 20 priorities and "dealing with the U.S. energy problem" dropped as a priority, down 11 points with 49% rating it as a top priority. And […]

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"ClimateGate": A Catchphrase That Instantly Flips the Frame On Climate Scientists

“ClimateGate”: A Catchphrase That Instantly Flips the Frame On Climate Scientists

Matthew Nisbet furthers the discussion of climate change framing to the recent "ClimateGate" spin and its impact on Copenhagen. He comments that climate skeptics, not environmental groups, are using the "public accountability" frame right with the goal of evoking the idea that the climate scientists were doing something wrong and hid it. Framing is powerful […]

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Primer on The Psychology of Climate Change Communication

Primer on The Psychology of Climate Change Communication

Columbia University's Center for Research on Environmental Decisions has released a research primer on the "Psychology of Climate Change Communication," which summarizes their findings from previous years. Emphasis is placed on the method and necessity of framing communication to the public, particularly as complex of an issue as climate change. (more…)

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