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The psychology of climate change: Messaging climate change/sea level rise to your community

The psychology of climate change: Messaging climate change/sea level rise to your community
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Why have warnings of climate change failed to get public attention?  What can be done to create the sense of urgency required for public discourse and action?

Dr. Poornima Madhavan, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Old Dominion University, and Director of its Applied Decision Making Laboratory, will discuss these and related questions in relation to her research that examines human decision making under risk, stress, time pressure, and uncertainty and the intersection of science and public policy.