extreme weather

Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events

Goal: To understand under what conditions and via what mechanisms communities undertake significant climate-related actions – in terms of collective mobilization and governmental policy – following an extreme weather event.

Collaborators: Alexander Gard-Murray, June Flora, Doug McAdam

Selected Publications

Boudet, H. S., L. Giordono, C. Zanocco, H. Satein and H. Whitley (2020). Event attribution and partisanship shape local discussion of climate change after extreme weather. Nature Climate Change 10: 69–76. [Online Article]

Giordono, L., A. Gard-Murray and H. S. Boudet (2020). Local Adaptation Policy Responses to Extreme Weather Events. Policy Sciences 53: 609–636. [Online Article]

Zanocco, C., H. S. Boudet, R. Nilson and J. Flora (2019). Personal harm and support for climate change mitigation policies: Evidence from 10 U.S. communities impacted by extreme weather. Global Environmental Change 59: 101984. [Online Article]

Zanocco, C., H. S. Boudet, R. Nilson, H. Satein, H. Whitley and J. Flora (2018). Place, proximity and perceived harm: Extreme weather events and views about climate change. Climatic Change 149(3): 349-365. [Online Article]

Boudet, H. S., S. Shepard, C. Zanocco, L. A. Cramer and B. Tilt (2018). Community climate change beliefs, awareness and actions in the wake of the September 2013 flooding in Boulder County, Colorado. Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences 8(3): 312-325. [Online Article]

Howe, P. D., H. S. Boudet, E. Maibach and A. Leiserowitz (2014). Mapping the shadow of experience of extreme weather events. Climatic Change 127(2): 381-389. [Online Article]

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