The effects of communication on the environmental and economic consequences of climate change mitigation policies are investigated. The economic downturn and the financial burden many countries are facing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic could make many citizens reluctant to take costly mitigation measures. This project tests the effect of the gain or loss frame of messages describing an energy policy and its environmental and economic impact.
Framing messages on the economic impact of climate change policies: Effects on climate believers and climate skeptics
Bertolotti, M., Catellani, P., & Nelson, T. (2021). Environmental Communication, 15, 715-730.
Going green but staying in the black: Framing effects in communication on the economic impact of environmental policies.
Bertolotti, M. & Catellani, P. (2021). Frontiers in Psychology, 12, 624001.
Agreement with climate change policies: Framing the future and national versus supra-national identity.
Bertolotti, M. & Catellani, P. (2015). European Journal of Social Psychology, 45, 847-857.
The Effects of message framing in policy communication on climate change.
Bertolotti, M. & Catellani, P. (2014). European Journal of Social Psychology, 44, 474–486.