Climate Change Communication

Climate Change Communication

Author: Daniel James Scott

Publisher:

ISBN: UCLA:L0082719766

Category: Climatic changes

Page: 647

View: 942

Proceedings of a conference that provided a foundation to begin addressing matters related to communicating the climate change issue in order to raise awareness, confer understanding, and motivate action. Presentations are organized under the following themes: climate change perceptions among scientists & decision makers; influences on public understanding of climate change; organizational roles in communicating about climate change; national & regional communication strategies; climate change perceptions among the public; assessment of media representations of climate change; promotion of community action; stakeholder framing of climate change; communication and the science/policy interface; lessons for civic engagement from other participatory processes; social marketing strategies; community-based communication strategies; climate change education through science fiction; climate change curriculum development; values and responsibility; scenarios as communication tools; engaging youth & educators; linking climate change knowledge & action; stakeholder engagement in the agricultural sector; motivating change; developing an international climate change communication network; communication of natural variability & extremes; the role of libraries & the Internet; and climate change from an Inuit perspective. The final section includes summaries of conference workshops, public forums, and poster papers.

Climate Change

Climate Change

Author: Brenda Wilmoth Lerner

Publisher: Gale Cengage

ISBN: MINN:31951D02791792G

Category: Climatic changes

Page: 1006

View: 615

This volume, presenting alphabetized entries from H-W, brings together original essays related to the scientific study of climate change and its impacts on humanity.

Global Warming and Climate Change

Global Warming and Climate Change

Author: Antonio Marquina

Publisher: Energy, Climate and the Environment

ISBN: CHI:089501847

Category: Nature

Page: 510

View: 658

This book looks at the principal consequences of climate change and its possible impact on conflict and security. It clarifies the impact of climate change on natural resources, on the frequency and expansion of natural disasters, and, as a consequence, the repercussions that can be foreseen on environmentally-induced migration.

Peatlands and Climate Change

Peatlands and Climate Change

Author: Maria Strack

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105028502743

Category: Climatic changes

Page: 223

View: 827

The International Peat Society IPS established a joint IPS Working Group on Peatlands and Climate Change in the end of the year 2005. The Working Group’s task was to compile information into a summary of available knowledge to help the IPS and other actors to understand the role of peatlands and peat within the current context of global climate change.

The Science of Climate Change

The Science of Climate Change

Author: Tom M. L. Wrigley

Publisher:

ISBN: UCSD:31822031513013

Category: Atmosphere

Page: 48

View: 291

An analysis of 1996 global climate-change scenarios compared with those from 1992, confirming an overall warming trend and the likelihood of increases in weather extremes at least partly attributable to greenhouse gas emissions. At the same time, it projects that these trends will be so gradual as to be subject to dispute for many decades.