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Adaptation to Current and Future Climate in Pastoral Communities Across Africa  

Edna Wangui

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

Adaptive Governance  

Ronald D. Brunner and Amanda H. Lynch

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Oct 2017
Adaptive governance is defined by a focus on decentralized decision-making structures and procedurally rational policy, supported by intensive natural and social science. Decentralized ... More

Aerosols and Climate  

Bjørn H. Samset

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Oct 2016
Among the factors that affect the climate, few are as diverse and challenging to understand as aerosols. Minute particles suspended in the atmosphere, aerosols are emitted through a wide ... More

Affective Imagery, Risk Perceptions, and Climate Change Communication  

Anthony Leiserowitz and Nicholas Smith

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Sep 2017
Affective imagery, or connotative meanings, play an important role in shaping public risk perceptions, policy support, and broader responses to climate change. These simple “top-of-mind” ... More

Agenda Building, Narratives, and Attention Cycles in Climate Change News Coverage  

James Shanahan

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May 2017
Social scientists and media critics have often been befuddled about how and why news coverage of important issues takes the shapes that it does. While some issues seem to behave according ... More

Agricultural Extension and Climate Change Communication  

Linda S. Prokopy, Wendy-Lin Bartels, Gary Burniske, and Rebecca Power

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Oct 2017
Agricultural extension has evolved over the last 200 years from a system of top-down dissemination of information from experts to farmers to a more complex system, in which a diversity of ... More

The Arts and Humanities in Climate Change Engagement  

Julia B. Corbett and Brett Clark

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May 2017
The communication strategy of simply sharing more scientific information has not effectively engaged and connected people to climate change in ways that facilitate understanding and ... More

Atmospheric Blocking in Observation and Models  

Stefano Tibaldi and Franco Molteni

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

Audience Segmentation and Climate Change Communication  

Donald W. Hine, Wendy J. Phillips, Aaron B. Driver, and Mark Morrison

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Mar 2017
Scientists and policy makers face significant challenges when attempting to engage the public about climate change. An important first step is to understand the number and nature of the ... More

Celebrities and Climate Change  

Julie Doyle, Nathan Farrell, and Michael K. Goodman

Since the mid-2000s, entertainment celebrities have played increasingly prominent roles in the cultural politics of climate change, ranging from high-profile speeches at UN climate ... More

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