3rd Annual UCSB Environmental Politics Conference

Event Date: 

Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:30pm
Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 1:30pm to 5:30pm

Event Date Details: 

Breakfast - 8:00 - 9:00am

Lunch - 12:30 - 1:30pm

Dinner - 6pm at Finch and Fork

8:00-9:00am: Breakfast

9:00-10:30am: Chair- Mark Buntaine

Arbitrary and Exaggerated Partisanship in Public Support for Carbon Pricing Policies

Leaf Van Boven and David Sherman discussed by Sarah Anderson

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The Paradox of Moral Environmentalism

Sarah E. Anderson and Matthew Potoski discussed by Jon Krosnick


Bringing Region in: Regions and the Ratification of Global Environmental Agreements

Colin Kuehl discussed by Kim Marion Suiseeya

10:30-11:00am: Coffee Break

11:00am-12:30pm: Chair Matt Potoski

A Retreat from Justice in Global Forest Governance: REDD+ and the 'Do No Harm' Principle

Kimberly R. Marion Suiseeya discussed by Simone Pulver


Providing Imperfect Public Goods: Cost-Effectiveness and Preferences for Private and Public International Climate Transfers

Mark T. Buntaine and Lauren Prather discussed by David Sherman


Social Visibility and Identity Signaling Behaviors

Cameron Brick, David K. Sherman, and Heejung S. Kim discussed by Dena Gromet

12:30-1:30: Lunch

1:30-3:15pm: Beach Walk/Free Time

3:15-4:15pm: Chair Eric Smith

The Impact of Acknowledging Bounded and Unbounded Uncertainty on Persuasion: The Case of Scientific Uncertainty and Global Warming

Bo MacInnis, Lauren Howe, Jon A. Krosnick, Ezra Markowitz, and Robert Socolow discussed by Cameron Brick


Political Communication in Space

Heather E. Hodges discussed by Matthew Fienup

4:15-4:30: Short Coffee Break

4:30-5:30: Chair Sarah Anderson

Framing, Politics, and Energy Choices

Dena M. Gromet and Howard Kunreuther discussed by Patrick Callery


Who Goes Green? The Interaction between Ideology and Educational Attainment to Predict Environmental Support among Liberals, Conservatives, and Moderates

Phillip J. Ehret, Aaron C. Sparks, and David K. Sherman discussed by Mark Buntaine

--Supplementary Material

Dinner to follow at 6pm at Finch and Fork