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Irina Feygina

Behavioral Scientist for Climate and Clean Energy, Independent Researcher
Participe à 2 sessions
Irina Feygina, Ph.D., is a social psychologist who specializes in the behavioral aspects of policy and program development and implementation in domains of climate change mitigation and adaptation, clean technology adoption, energy efficiency, and sustainability, as well as climate communication and stakeholder outreach. She draws on the behavioral sciences and conflict facilitation approaches to consult climate and clean energy organizations, develop tools for environmental practitioners in public and private sectors, and support individuals and teams amidst organizational challenges, growth, and transitions.

Dr. Feygina has served as Director of Behavioral Science and Assessment at Climate Central, as a Fellow on the White House Social and Behavioral Sciences Team, and as a AAAS Congressional Fellow with Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO). She completed her doctorate at New York University, her post-doctoral work at Rutgers University, has published in diverse theoretical and applied peer-reviewed social science journals, and has had her work featured in New York Magazine, Psychology Today, Scientific American, and others.

Sessions auxquelles Irina Feygina participe

Vendredi 28 Mai, 2021

Fuseau horaire: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
9:29 AM EDT - 9:30 AM EDT | 1 minute

Irina Feygina


John Cook


Sander van der Linden


Stephan Lewandowsky


Pierre Poirier


Fernanda Pérez Gay Juárez

Maître.sse de cérémonie
2:45 PM EDT - 4:00 PM EDT | 1 heure 15 minutes

Climate change skepticism and disengagement are rooted in deeply seated human motives to belong, to identify with and feel accepted by groups and communities, and to defend and uphold social and economic systems and ideologies. These tendencies come into conflict with acknowledging the reality of climate change, which is threatening to many aspects of established systems and the status quo. They give rise to motivated cognition processes that result in dismissing evidence for climate chang...