An Investigation on User Perceived Credibility of United States Government Climate Change Websites

Thomas Williams
This study investigates how users perceive United States government climate change websites (i.e., Environmental Protection Agency and National Aeronautics and Space Administration). Twelve subjects participated in a usability evaluation remotely. Results inform specific opportunities to improve perceived credibility and usability of United States government websites designed for combating climate change. Websites that are more transparent with their budget and projects are perceived to be more
more » ... credible. The existence of a relationship between perceived usability and credibility was also further substantiated by the results.
doi:10.17615/mx35-g713 fatcat:qvw5gobfebfpdgihtiogyjthm4