10 Apr '11, 1am

Strong connection between anti big government groups and those who question climate change

Andrew J. Hoffman, the Holcim professor of sustainable enterprise at the University of Michigan, has spent the last year or so applying his tools as a social scientist to researching the cultural and social underpinnings of the backlash against climate change science. He wrote of the need for such work earlier this year for Strategic Organization, a journal produced by Sage, a British academic publisher. We interviewed him by telephone from his office at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he is on sabbatical. Following are excerpts, edited for brevity. Q. The debate over climate science has involved very complex physical models and rarefied areas of scientific knowledge. What role do you think social scientists have to play, given the complexity of the actual physical science? Andrew J. Hoffman A. We have to think about the process by which something, an idea...

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