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Main Title Effective climate change communication for water utilities /
Author Raucher, Robert S.
Publisher Water Research Foundation,
Year Published 2014
OCLC Number 890604604
ISBN 9781605732060; 1605732060
Subjects Climatic changes--Public opinion. ; Water utilities--Public relations.
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  QC981.8.C5R38 2014 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 03/16/2015
EOAM  QC981.8.C5R38 2014 Region 8 Technical Library/Denver,CO 12/29/2014
Collation xxi, 143 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 137-142).
Contents Notes
1. Guidance : effective communication about climate change -- 2. Why is it so difficult to talk about climate change? -- 3. Two climate change communication opportunities : a critical conversation and a reasoned discourse -- 4. What to Americans really think about community water and climate change -- 5. Audience segmentation -- 6. Message test results -- 7. Designing a message that builds support for water-utility climate-related actions -- 8. Putting it all together : creating effective communications about climate change -- Appendix A. What to do when you do not want to mention climate change -- Appendix B. Risk communication tip sheet (from Vincent Covello) -- Appendix C. Climate change survey methodology (on WRF website) -- Appendix D. Segmentation methodology -- Appendix E. List of communication examples -- Appendix F. Sample climate change message mapping worksheets developed for Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department and Denver Water -- Appendix G.A communication primer -- References.