Jennifer R. Marlon's research while affiliated with Yale University and other places

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Americans increasingly accept that global warming is happening and a serious threat. Using secondary data from national probability surveys of the US adult population and preregistered hypotheses, we explore how and why Americans self-report changing their minds about global warming. Common reasons included learning more about the issue, hearing or...
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Extreme heat events are one of the deadliest weather-related hazards in the United States and are increasing in frequency and severity due to anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions. Further, some subpopulations may be more vulnerable than others due to social, economic, and political factors that create disparities in hazard impacts and responses....
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Adoption of plant-based diets is one of the most impactful ways individuals can reduce carbon emissions, helping to mitigate climate change. People attach different degrees of importance to the attributes of their food, such as taste, environmental impact, and health considerations. Identifying key motivators and barriers to adopting plant-based di...

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... Such anthropogenic undertakings trigger alarming climate hazards, affecting significant sectors such as human livelihood, ecosystem, and infrastructure [2]. However, there persists a gap between the climate perceptions of the populace and the scientific discoveries leading to a relatively limited understanding of the prevailing dangers [3]. News headlines may not expel such preconceptions regarding climate change with the prevalent research to derive meaningful conclusions for the public. ...