Great Transition Values: Present Attitudes, Future Changes
Robert Kates, Anthony Leiserowitz, Thomas Parris
Anthony Leiserowitz, Robert Kates, and Thomas Parris analyze current public attitudes toward the three key values of a Great Transition: quality of life, human solidarity, and ecological sensibility. They discuss how the forces of population growth, globalization, technological innovation, climate change, and—importantly—surprise will influence such values along the path toward a Great Transition future.
Essay #9 in the GTI Paper Series: Frontiers of a Great Transition