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6. juni: Seminar - The public and its climate change problem

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Publisert 10.05.2017

CICERO invites to an open seminar on public positions on climate change and climate policies, with internationally renowned scientists from the US, Denmark and Norway.


6 June, 1-3:30 pm at Forum, Forskningsparken

With Paul Stern, Riley Dunlap, Dana Fisher, John Thøgersen and Ottar Hellevik. 

These experts will contribute to a new research project ‘From targets to action: Public responses to climate policy instruments’ (ACT) lead by CICERO.


  • 13.00-13.05: WelcomeArild Vatn, Professor at NMBU and CICERO
  • 13.05-13.10: Presentation of CICERO's new research project: From targets to action: Public responses to climate policy instruments’ (ACT) -  Marianne Aasen, researcher at CICERO
  • 13.10-13.30: Political Polarization and American Climate PoliticsDana Fisher, Professor in sociology at the University of Maryland
  • 13.30-13.50: Organized climate denialRiley Dunlap, Professor in environmental sociology at Oklahoma State University
  • 13.50-14.10: Questions and discussionmoderated by Guri Bang, Research Director at CICERO
  • 14.10-14.30: What are the greatest opportunities for households to contribute to limiting climate change, and how can they be realized? Insights from United States research and experience Paul Stern, senior scholar at the National Research Council/National Academy of Sciences, Education, and Medicine (via videoconferencing) 
  • 14.30-14.50: Does green consumerism increase the acceptance of wind power? John Thøgersen, Professor in economic psychology at Aarhus University
  • 14.50-15.10: Changes in climate policy attitudes in the Norwegian Monitor: a result of generation or period effects? Ottar Hellevik, Professor in Political Science at the University of Oslo
  • 15.10-15.30: Questions and discussion moderated by Arild Vatn, CICERO