Selected Publications

Forthcoming (2007):

Moser, S.C. “In the long shadows of inaction: The quiet building of a climate protection movement in the United States.” Global Environmental Politics 7(2): 124-144.

Moser, Susanne C. (2007). Communication strategies to mobilize the climate movement. In: Ignition: What You Can Do to Fight Global Warming and Spark a Movement, eds. Jonathan Isham and Sissel Waage, Washington, DC: Island Press, 73-93.

Dilling, Lisa et al. (incl. Susanne C. Moser) (2007). How can we improve the usefulness of carbon science for decision-making? In: King, A. et al., eds., The First State of the Carbon Cycle Report (SOCCR): the North American Carbon Budget and Implications for the Global Carbon Cycle, A report by the U.S. Climate Change Science Program and the Subcommittee on Global Change Research, Synthesis and Assessment Product 2.2.

Nicholls, Robert J. et al. (incl. Susanne C. Moser) (2007). Coastal Systems and Low-lying Areas. Chapter 6 in Climate Change 2007: Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation, Contribution of Working Group II to the IPCC Fourth Assessment Report, Cambridge University Press, New York, in press.


Moser, S.C. and L. Dilling (2006). Creating a Climate for Change: Communicating Climate Change and Facilitating Social Change. Cambridge University Press, 549 pp..

Moser, S.C. (2006). “Talk of the City: Engaging Urbanites on Climate Change.” Environmental Research Letters 1(1), 10pp., doi:10.1088/1748-9326/1/1/014006.

Frumhoff, Peter, James McCarthy, Jerry Melillo, Susanne Moser, and Don Wuebbles (2006). Climate Change in the U.S. Northeast: A Report of the Northeast Climate Impacts Assessment. Cambridge MA : UCS;

Moser,S.C. (2006). “Communicating Climate Change – Motivating Civic Action: Opportunity for Democratic Renewal?” Wilson Center Occasional Papers No.2, pp.109-118, eds. S. VanDeveer and H. Selin, Climate Change Politics in North America: State of Play, Wilson Center : Washington, DC.

Moser, S.C (2006). “Climate change and sea-level rise in Maine and Hawai'i : The changing tides of an issue domain.” In: Mitchell, R., Clark, W.C., Cash, D.W. and Dickson, N.M. (eds.). Global Environmental Assessments: Information and Influence. Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, pp.201-239.

Moser, S.C. and P. Luganda (2006). “Talk for a change: Communication in support of societal response to climate change.” IHDP Update ( Newsletter of the Int. Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change ) 6: 17 -20.


Moser, S.C (2005). “Impacts assessments and policy responses to sea-level rise in three U.S. states: An exploration of human dimension uncertainties.” Global Env. Change 15: 353-369.


Moser, S.C. and L. Dilling (2004). “Making Climate Hot: Communicating the Urgency and Challenge of Global Climate Change.” Environment 46(10): 32-46.

Moser, S.C. (2004). “Climate change and the sustainability transition: The role of communication and social change.” IHDP Update (Newsletter of the Int. Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change) 4: 18 -19.

Hayhoe, K. et al. (incl. S. Moser). “Emissions Pathways, Climate Change, and Impacts on California.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 101(34): 12422-12427.