Word on the Street
Sightline’s communications strategy team looks at the latest polling data and political messaging for best practices, worst practices, and lessons for Northwest policy champions.
Posts on Word on the Street
The boomerang effect: Polarization on climate increases when messages are about risks to far away people.
A look at oceans through the field of neuroscience.
Word choices shape the way people think about economic policy.
Is talking to Tea Partiers about climate that different from talking to your eco-friendly, politically-savvy friends?
Why the human brain has such a hard time with an idea like climate change.
What can we learn from science deniers about our own climate messages?
Survey: Against all political intuition, Republican candidates could win votes by taking “green” positions on climate change.
On Revkin on Gore on Obama on climate--with some polling, cognitive science, KC Golden, and Joe Romm thrown in.
Some pitfalls of polling and a look at American attitudes on fossil fuels.
New numbers from Yale and George Mason's Six Americas research.