Book – Americans and Climate Change

From the opening of this book’s Executive Summary:

Why has the robust and compelling body of climate change science not had greater impact on action, especially in the United States?

From a policy-making level down to personal voting and purchasing decisions, our actions have not been commensurate with the threat as characterized by mainstream science.

This book, published by the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, is a concise and detailed exploration of why there is such a disjoint between what the science tells us about climate change and what Americans think about it and are doing about it.

The full Executive Summary can be found here:

The best news is that this book is available for free download as a PDF file:

If you are frustrated with America’s response to impending climate change, read this book. Understanding clearly why things are the way they are is a necessary first step towards changing them.

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