Tag Archives: 2008

Climate Change and Local Public Health in the United States: Preparedness, Programs and Perceptions of Local Public Health Department Directors

The understanding that global climate change represents a profound threat to the health and well-being of human and nonhuman species worldwide is growing. This article examines the potential of communication and marketing interventions to influence population behavior in ways consistent with climate change prevention and adaptation objectives. Specifically, using a framework based on an ecologic…
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Is Support for Traditionally Designed Communities Growing? Evidence From Two National Surveys

Many voices within the planning community have called for replacement of the dominant model of suburban development with a more traditional style of development. Traditionally designed communities, featuring a mix of residential and commercial land uses and pedestrian connections between these uses, offer many potential environmental, social, and health benefits. Adoption of policies that encourage…
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Meeting Report: Assessing Public Attitudes about Climate Change, April 2008

4C and the National Ocean & Atmospheric Administration co-sponsored a dialogue among public opinion researchers and climate change communicators to informally assess the state of current knowledge about public and policymaker beliefs and attitudes about climate change, and recommendations for future research. Download Full Report Here  
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