Discussion guide--quantitative methods and climate change
This discussion guide highlights quantitative elements in two articles on climate change. The discussion guide is organised by level of quantitative understanding, and includes some classroom activities. It is based on two articles: Jules Boykoff (2012). US Media Coverage of the Cancún Climate Change Conference. PS: Political Science & Politics, 45(02), 251–258. and Pidgeon, N. F., Lorenzoni, I., & Poortinga, W. (2008). Climate change or nuclear power—No thanks! A quantitative study of public perceptions and risk framing in Britain. Global Environmental Change, 18(1), 69–85. It was written by Emily Clough (Newcastle University), Asami Miyazaki (Kumamoto Gakuen University) and Rosalind Hague (Nottingham Trent). It was prepared as a part of a workshop funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, grant ES/J01186X/1, PI: Emily Clough (Newcastle University).
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