Publications

March for Science 2017

To the best of our knowledge, the 2017 March for Science was the largest ever public demonstration on behalf of science. What motivated so many people to show their support for science last spring by taking to the streets? Mason 4C researchers Teresa Myers, John Kotcher, John Cook, Lindsey Beall, and Ed Maibach had the…
Read more

Do Millennials See Climate Change as More Than Just a Meme?

Comparing Climate Change Awareness and Opinion Among Millennials and other Generations This paper compares the climate change public opinion of Millennials—born between the years 1981 and 2000—to those of other generations (Generation X, Baby Boomers, the Silent Generation). Recent social and political campaigns have hinged their tactics on the widespread idea that young people are…
Read more