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Policy, Science, and the Environment
ENVS 5000

Week 6: September 27, 2011

Facts and Opinions

Fallows, J. 2003.  Who shot Mohammed Al-Dura?, The Atlantic Monthly, June:49-56.

A.M. McCright and R. Dunlap, 2011. Cool dudes: The denial of climate change among conservative white males in the United States, Global Environmental Change, doi:10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2011.06.003.

Kahan, D.M., Wittlin, M., Peters, E., Slovic, P., Ouellette, L.L., Braman, D. and Mandel, G.N., 2011. The Tragedy of the Risk-Perception Commons: Culture Conflict, Rationality Conflict, and Climate Change. Cultural Cognition Project Working Paper No. 89.

Nisbet, M. 2011. Climate Shift, American University School of Communication, Washington, DC.


Broader Theory:

Schkade, D., Cass, R. and R. Hastie, 2006. What Happened on Deliberation Day? June 2006, University of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 298.

Sunstein, C. 2001. Echo Chambers, Princeton University Press.

Brooks, D. 2003. People Like Us, The Atlantic Monthly, August.

Sarewitz, D. 2004. How science makes environmental controversies worse, Environmental Science & Policy, 7:385-403.