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Personal Experience, Extreme Weather Events, and Perceptions of Climate Change  

Christopher P. Borick and Barry G. Rabe

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Mar 2017
The factors that determine individual perceptions of climate change have been a focus of social science research for many years. An array of studies have found that individual-level ... More

Poland’s Climate in the Last Millennium  

Rajmund Przybylak

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Apr 2016
The reconstruction of climate in Poland in the past millennium, as measured by several kinds of proxy data, is more complete than that of many other regions in Europe and the world. In ... More

Political Participation and Voting Relevant to Climate Change  

Emily K. Vraga

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Feb 2017
Political participation on the issue of climate change can encompass many different forms of individual and collective actions designed to affect governmental policies. At the most basic ... More

Portrayal and Impacts of Climate Change in Advertising and Consumer Campaigns  

Lucy Atkinson

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Mar 2017
Climate change specifically and the environment more generally are becoming increasingly central features in much of contemporary persuasive messages. From World Wildlife Fund public ... More

Predictability of Decadal Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation Variations  

Florian Sévellec and Bablu Sinha

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Climate Science. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

Predictability of Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD)  

Jing-Jia Luo

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Climate Science. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

Psychological, Social, and Cultural Barriers to Communicating about Climate Change  

Nathaniel Geiger, Brianna Middlewood, and Janet Swim

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Apr 2017
Given the severity of the threat posed by climate change, why is large-scale societal action to decarbonize our energy systems not more widespread? The present article examines four ... More

Public Knowledge, Scientific Literacy, Numeracy, and Perceptions of Climate Change  

Jaime Gilden and Ellen Peters

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Apr 2017
It is a widely accepted scientific fact that our climate is changing and that this change is caused by human activity. Despite the scientific consensus, many individuals in the United ... More

Quaternary Climate Variation in Eastern Africa  

Thomas C. Johnson

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Feb 2017
The people of East Africa are particularly vulnerable to the whims of their regional climate. A rapidly growing population depends heavily on rain-fed agriculture, and when the rains ... More

Quaternary Climate Variation in Southern Africa  

David S. G. Thomas

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Climate Science. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

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