Professor of Sociology and Environmental Science and Policy (ESPP) and Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability (CSIS)
Michigan State University
Participates in 2 items
Thomas Dietz is a professor of Sociology and Environmental Science and Policy at the Center for System Integration and Sustainability at the Michigan State University. Dietz has served as chair of the US National Research Council Committee on Human Dimensions of Global Change and as Vice-Chair of the Committee on Advancing the Science of Climate Change. He has been awarded the Sustainability Science Award from the Ecological Society of America. As a human ecologist and environmental sociologist, his research focuses on the drivers of environmental change and human well-being, on the social psychology of environmental decision making and on the interplay between science and values in decision making.
Sessions in which Thomas Dietz participates
- Day 4 - The Intersection of Behavioral Science, Cognitive Sciences and Climate Science
- 9:29 AM EDT - 9:30 AM EDT | 1 minute
- Thomas Dietz: What we know and what we need to know about climate decision making
- 12:35 PM EDT - 1:50 PM EDT | 1 hour 15 minutes
- Research on environmental decision-making provides a strong basis for understanding decision that have consequence for climate. In particular, thre...