May 6, 2012
Social Scientists Try to Break the Climate-Change Impasse
Paul Souders, Danita Delimont Photography, Newscom
Kari Marie Norgaard has a folder full of hate mail.
It started coming in when Ms. Norgaard, an associate professor of sociology and environmental studies at the University of Oregon, spoke in March at a London conference titled "Planet Under Pressure 2012."
Rush Limbaugh, the radio commentator, and a global-warming skeptics' Web site called Climate Depot got hold of a news release describing a presentation about those not taking action to ease climate change: "Resistance at