Guides

Encouraging sustainable behaviour

There is now a great deal of information available about how to promote sustainable behaviours – but it can be confusing identifying the evidence that really matters.

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Communicating climate science

The evidence for climate change is so overwhelming that you might expect the facts to speak for themselves. Unfortunately they don't - which means that using the most effective methods for communicating climate science is critical.

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Communicating climate change

What is the best way to create written or spoken materials that really inspire people?

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How to go beyond social marketing

Social marketing gets results. So why seek to go beyond it?

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Using scare tactics: does it work?

Is scaring people into caring about climate change a good idea?

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Why are people still sceptical about climate change?

Why are some people still sceptical about the reality and seriousness of climate change when the scientific evidence is so overwhelming?

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Latest blog posts

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The Coming Climate Disruptions: Are You Hopeful?

This a guest post by Per Espen Stoknes. A psy­cho­lo­gist, eco­nomist and entre­preneur, he has cofounded clean-energy com­panies and spear­heads […]

Apr 23, 2015 No Comments
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Bypass the hang-ups with the ‘preparation frame’

With more and more extreme weather events being linked to cli­mate change, the cli­mate debate is shifting from ‘whether’ it […]

Apr 18, 2015 No Comments
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Love in a changing climate

Why we need a Love-In to get beyond 'goodies' and 'baddies' in climate change campaigning

Apr 2, 2015 2 Comments
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A clean, green science machine”

There is a cer­tain irony that the sci­entific com­munity has one of the highest carbon foot­prints. This is mainly down to […]

Mar 27, 2015 No Comments
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From financial to ‘cultural’ divestment

If the divestment movement is to break into the mainstream, we need cultural as well as financial change

Mar 10, 2015 No Comments
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Personal climate stories

How is cli­mate change affecting people around the world right now? Ask a sci­entist this ques­tion, and they will tell you […]

Mar 5, 2015 4 Comments
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