Kari Norgaard blogs about climate change for New York Times
The New York Times recently held a discussion regarding why Americans are less concerned about climate change than people in other countries, and ENVS core faculty Kari Norgaard participated as a guest blogger. She offered the opinion, informed by her research at the University of Oregon, that “this is not because climate skeptics reject climate science, but because people who say they are concerned about climate change ignore it. Thinking seriously about climate change brings up disturbing emotions, including fear about the future, a sense of helplessness, and for many Americans – guilt.”
To read more, please visit the full discussion here.