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Stop preaching to the converted (Commentary)
Description: "Traditional moral arguments fail to persuade conservative climate sceptics. Pope Francis' gifting of his climate encyclical to President Trump prior to his leaving the Paris Agreement shows that even a religious leader's persuasive power is constrained b
Publication Date: Aug 2, 2017
Topics: Climate Change Communication / Politics, laws, United Nations, etc. /

Communicating Science Effectively
Description: "Science and technology are embedded in virtually every aspect of modern life. As a result, people face an increasing need to integrate information from science with their personal values and other considerations as they make important life decisions abou
Source: National Academies
Publication Date: Jan 10, 2017
Topics: Politics, laws, United Nations, etc. / Climate Change Communication /

Risky business: Engaging the public on sea level rise and inundation
Description: "To examine whether U.S. public opinion may become as sharply polarized on adaptation responses as it has been on mitigation policies, we surveyed a sample of urban coastal residents in Maryland (n = 378). We then tested the impact of a community delibera
Publication Date: Jul 18, 2016
Topics: Flooding / Politics, laws, United Nations, etc. / Sea level rise /

Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis
Description: The first part of the IPCC's fifth major assessment of the state of scientific knowledge about climate change.
Source: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
Publication Date: Sep 27, 2013
Topics: Clouds, aerosols, air pollution, ozone, humidity / Global issues, human impacts / Greenhouse gas (GHG) increases / Politics, laws, United Nations, etc. / Sea and Polar ice / Sea level rise / Temperature /

Climate Change and Existing Law: A Survey of Legal Issues Past, Present, and Future
Description: "This report surveys existing law for legal issues that have arisen, or may arise in the future, on account of climate change and government responses thereto. . . . Efforts to mitigate climate change -- that is, reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions -- h
Source: United States. Congressional Research Service
Publication Date: Aug 28, 2013
Topics: Flooding / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation / Politics, laws, United Nations, etc. / Sea level rise / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

President Obama's Plan to Fight Climate Change
Description: "A series of executive actions to reduce carbon pollution, prepare the U.S. for the impacts of climate change, and lead international efforts to address global climate change."
Source: United States. White House
Publication Date: Jun 25, 2013
Topics: Adaptation / Global issues, human impacts / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation / Politics, laws, United Nations, etc. /

Framing Water Policy in a Carbon Affected and Carbon Constrained Environment
Description: "This article examines the extent of the changes in water supply and demand by assessing how water conflicts will be addressed in the four overarching water use categories: water for population security, water for ecological security, water for energy sec
Publication Date: Oct 14, 2010
Topics: Politics, laws, United Nations, etc. / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Communicating Climate Change and Water Linkages in the West: Guidelines and Toolkit
Description: Advice on crafting messages for Western stakeholders and the public
Publication Date: Sep 1, 2009
Topics: Politics, laws, United Nations, etc. / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Water utilities guidance / Climate Change Communication /

Water in a Warming West: How Will Western Water Policy Respond to Climate Change?
Description: Lecture by author and lawyer Sarah Bates (1 hour, 10 min. video)
Publication Date: May 27, 2009
Topics: Politics, laws, United Nations, etc. / Federal Regulations, EPA, Clean Air Act / Water Supply, SB 610, SB 221 / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Climate Change: Current Issues and Policy Tools
Description: Assessment of the effectiveness of policies under consideration. (Updated March 2009)
Source: United States. Congressional Research Service
Publication Date: Mar 6, 2009
Topics: Global issues, human impacts / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation / Politics, laws, United Nations, etc. /

 

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