Publications

Most Americans Want to Learn More about Climate Change Publications

Most Americans Want to Learn More about Climate Change

Through our polling research, we've learned that most Americans rarely read or hear about climate change in the news, or hear people they know talking about it. This lack of public and interpersonal communication about the issue is so prevalent that it is often referred to as a "climate silence."

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Cultural Worldviews Affect Sea Level Rise Risk Perceptions Publications

Cultural Worldviews Affect Sea Level Rise Risk Perceptions

We are pleased to announce two new resources by Mason 4C researchers Karen Akerlof, Kathy Rowan and their colleagues. In a newly published paper in Environmental Science & Policy they explore public perceptions of sea level rise risks and the use of deliberation to facilitate community-based decision-making in Maryland.

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Views of Allergists on the Effects of Climate Change Publications

Views of Allergists on the Effects of Climate Change

The George Mason Program on Climate and Health collaborated with the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (AAAAI) to assess their members' knowledge, attitudes, and experiences with the health effects of climate change and their preferred actions.

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Americans Support an International Climate Agreement in Paris Publications

Americans Support an International Climate Agreement in Paris

The 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference opened in Paris on November 30. In preparation for the negotiations, each country was asked to submit their own national action plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and over 90% have done so, including the United States.

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The Communicator Celebrates 10 Years Publications

The Communicator Celebrates 10 Years

The Communication Department’s publication, The Communicator, is about to experience its 10th anniversary. Initially published by the department in Fall 2004, The Communicator has successfully served as a student written and produced publication.

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