Center for Climate Change Communication
(2007; George Mason University, Fairfax VA; 20 staff, 18 associates; climatechangecommunication.org)
Works in tight cooperation with Yale Program on Climate Change Communication. Focuses on climate change communication and education.
- Climate Change in the American Mind – Conducts nationally representative surveys to explore and track public understanding of climate change.
- TV Weathercasters as Climate Educators – Developed a robust partnership with members of the broadcast meteorology community to help them become effective local climate educators
- Climate and Health –Studies the health impacts of climate change, and supporting interested clinicians in their efforts to educate the public and policy makers
- republicEn – Working to bring political conservatives back into the conversation about climate change by facilitating dialogue about free-market solutions to climate change.
- National Park Service Partnership – A paid summer internship program.
- Climate & Resilience Communication for the Mid-Atlantic – Conducting and providing communication research and resources to organizations in the Mid-Atlantic region with the aim of strengthening programs that address climate change and promote community resilience.
- News, Blogs and Op-Eds
- Climate notes, tools and solutions
- Reports, journal articles and presentations
- Peer-reviewed research
- Highlight: Co-publisher of “The Francis Effect: How Pope Francis Changed the Conversation About Global Warming” (Nov 2015/92p)
Leadership: Edward Maibach (Director)
Budget: $2.7m (2016)