Presenter Information

Cole Kleinberg, Colby CollegeFollow

Location

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

Start Date

1-5-2014 9:00 AM

End Date

1-5-2014 10:00 AM

Project Type

Poster- Restricted to Campus Access

Description

With the help of Professor Dissanayake and students of his Environmental & Natural Resource Economics course (EC 231), a survey was distributed to hundreds of respondents across the nation with the intention to study beliefs about climate change. Numerous questions included in the survey address each respondents knowledge of the subject matter as well as the various influences that may alter ones beliefs as to how they are effected by the issue at hand. This presentation will investigate all variables and potential patterns from the survey results in the hope of finding a significant and meaningful conclusion that can help to explain peoples views on climate change.

Faculty Sponsor

Sahan Dissanayake

Sponsoring Department

Colby College. Economics Dept.

CLAS Field of Study

Social Sciences

Event Website

http://www.colby.edu/clas

ID

742

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May 1st, 9:00 AM May 1st, 10:00 AM

Perceptions of Climate Change

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

With the help of Professor Dissanayake and students of his Environmental & Natural Resource Economics course (EC 231), a survey was distributed to hundreds of respondents across the nation with the intention to study beliefs about climate change. Numerous questions included in the survey address each respondents knowledge of the subject matter as well as the various influences that may alter ones beliefs as to how they are effected by the issue at hand. This presentation will investigate all variables and potential patterns from the survey results in the hope of finding a significant and meaningful conclusion that can help to explain peoples views on climate change.

http://digitalcommons.colby.edu/clas/2014/program/110