There are “two cities” emerging in the public mind about climate change. Even more serious is the fact that additional information alone is not enough to bridge the gap between these polarized views. In fact, additional information may just fuel the further polarization of the public discourse on climate change.
This means that new means are needed to enable people to acknowledge the real and pressing problems that will affect their daily lives because there is going to have to be effective public demand for collective action with new policies designed for our collective welfare in the face of the changing climate.
- More climate information alone is not enough to motivate people … What can work now?
- Cities and States – A Tale of Two Cities & Two States of Mind | EV & N 272 | Cambridge Community Television