Risk Communication, Public Engagement, and Climate Change: A Role for Emotions
Risk Analysis, 05/11/2012
Roeser S – Emotion research shows that emotions are necessary for practical and moral decision making. These insights can be applied to communication about climate change. Emotions are necessary for understanding the moral impact of the risks of climate change, and they also paradigmatically provide for motivation. Emotions might be the missing link in effective communication about climate change.