The Resource How culture shapes the climate change debate, Andrew J. Hoffman, (ebook)

How culture shapes the climate change debate, Andrew J. Hoffman, (ebook)

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How culture shapes the climate change debate
Title
How culture shapes the climate change debate
Statement of responsibility
Andrew J. Hoffman
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Language
eng
Summary
Though the scientific community largely agrees that climate change is underway, debates about this issue remain fiercely polarized. These conversations have become a rhetorical contest, one where opposing sides try to achieve victory through playing on fear, distrust, and intolerance. At its heart, this split no longer concerns carbon dioxide, greenhouse gases, or climate modeling; rather, it is the product of contrasting, deeply entrenched worldviews. This brief examines what causes people to reject or accept the scientific consensus on climate change. Synthesizing evidence from sociology, psychology, and political science, Andrew J. Hoffman lays bare the opposing cultural lenses through which science is interpreted. He then extracts lessons from major cultural shifts in the past to engender a better understanding of the problem and motivate the public to take action. How Culture Shapes the Climate Change Debate makes a powerful case for a more scientifically literate public, a more socially engaged scientific community, and a more thoughtful mode of public discourse
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Midwest
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1961-
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Hoffman, Andrew J.
Dewey number
304.2/50973
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Climatic changes
  • Science
  • Political culture
  • Social psychology
  • Public opinion
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adult
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How culture shapes the climate change debate, Andrew J. Hoffman, (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780804795050
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT11891633
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remote
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11891633
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MWT11891633
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
How culture shapes the climate change debate, Andrew J. Hoffman, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780804795050
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11891633
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11891633
System control number
MWT11891633
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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