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Why we need more social science research on climate change

Why we need more social science research on climate change

a commentary by Sam Fankhauser 10 September, 2019

Sam Fankhauser outlines the findings of a new review that reveals the UK’s significant contribution to social science research on climate change over the last 10 years – but also some important research gaps that must be filled so that global climate policy can be guided by the best available evidence. read more »


Decarbonising Britain

Decarbonising Britain

Policy Seminar Michael Jacobs 1 Nov 2011

Part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science The UK has an aggressive plan to decarbonise its economy by 34% in 2020, 50% in 2027 and 80% in 2050. This … read more »


Professor Leonard Smith – climate Models: Current science and common sense

Professor Leonard Smith – climate Models: Current science and common sense

Public Lecture Lenny Smith 16 Mar 2010

ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy Lecture as part of ESRC Festival of Social Science Chair: Professor Nancy Cartwright, professor of philosophy at LSE Speaker: Professor Leonard Smith, … read more »


Nicholas Stern – Beyond Copenhagen

Nicholas Stern – Beyond Copenhagen

Public Lecture Nicholas Stern 16 Mar 2010

ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy Lecture as part of ESRC Festival of Social Science Chair: Professor Stuart Corbridge, professor of development studies at LSE Speaker: Nicholas Stern, … read more »