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WIREs Clim Change
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Conceptual Thinking in Climate and Social Change

WIREs Climate Change showcases the multidisciplinary conceptualizations of climate change. Some authors argue it is fruitful to seek and foster connections and communication among such perspectives to encourage a more diverse, nuanced appreciation of human responses to climate change and its possible solutions. Others have reviewed specific theoretical and methodological approaches, highlighting their limitations and constraints or their creative opportunities. Some have compared and contrasted approaches, highlighting contradictions, challenges and opportunities in relation to each other.

This collection showcases some of the social science perspectives through which climate change can be interpreted and understood. Please explore the variety, nuances and argumentations proposed here.

Social science perspectives on drivers of and responses to global climate change
Advanced Review
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: Sep 09 2018
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.554
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Personal mobility and climate change
Advanced Review
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: Jul 24 2018
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.542
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Overcoming early career barriers to interdisciplinary climate change research
Focus Article
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: May 30 2018
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.530
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A critical political ecology of human dimensions of climate change: Epistemology, ontology, and ethics
Advanced Review
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: May 18 2018
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.526
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Climate change and loss, as if people mattered: values, places, and experiences
Advanced Review
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: Jun 13 2017
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.476
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The epistemic, ethical, and political dimensions of uncertainty in integrated assessment modeling
Overview
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: Jun 24 2016
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.415
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Reflections on climate change communication research and practice in the second decade of the 21st century: what more is there to say?
Overview
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: Apr 05 2016
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.403
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What shapes perceptions of climate change? New research since 2010
Advanced Review
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: Nov 11 2015
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.377
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Glaciers and climate change: narratives of ruined futures
Advanced Review
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: Jul 24 2015
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.351
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How climate change research undermines trust in everyday life: a review
Advanced Review
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: Oct 18 2014
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.320
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A Massive Open Online Course on climate change: the social construction of a global problem using new tools for connectedness
Opinion
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: Jul 31 2014
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.300
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Changing household consumption to address climate change: social scientific insights and challenges
Overview
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: Jul 16 2012
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.182
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