All pages with keywords: perceptions

Climate negotiators’ and scientists’ assessments of the climate negotiations

a research article by Astrid Dannenberg, Sonja Zitzelsberger, Alessandro Tavoni 9 May, 2017

Paper analyses the perceived success of the climate negotiations in a sample of 656 experts involved in international climate policy. read more »


Climate change perception and system of rice intensification (SRI) impact on dispersion and downside risk: a moment approximation approach

Climate change perception and system of rice intensification (SRI) impact on dispersion and downside risk: a moment approximation approach

a working paper by Mintewab Bezabih, Remidius Ruhinduka, Mare Sarr 24 November, 2016

This article assesses the consequential risk impacts of the recent system of rice intensification (SRI) implemented in the Morogoro region of Tanzania, one of the largest Semi-Arid regions, using household … read more »


Climate stories: Why do climate scientists and sceptical voices participate in the climate debate?

a research article by Amelia Sharman, Candice Howarth 11 March, 2016

Public perceptions of the climate debate predominantly frame the key actors as climate scientists versus sceptical voices; however, it is unclear why climate scientists and sceptical voices choose to participate … read more »


Rare events and risk perception: evidence from the Fukushima accident

Rare events and risk perception: evidence from the Fukushima accident

a working paper by Renaud Coulomb, Yanos Zylberberg 9 March, 2016

e study changes in nuclear-risk perception following the Fukushima nuclear accident of March 2011. Using an exhaustive registry of individual housing transactions in England and Wales between 2007 and 2014, … read more »


Climate stories: why do climate scientists and sceptical voices participate in the climate debate?

Climate stories: why do climate scientists and sceptical voices participate in the climate debate?

a working paper by Amelia Sharman, Candice Howarth 21 April, 2015

This paper explores the polarised debate between climate scientists and sceptical voices. It concludes that focusing on overlapping rationales, such as a sense of duty to publicly engage and recognition that political factors are a key topic of disagreement, as well as encouraging individuals to think critically about their own beliefs, may help to encourage constructive discussion and reduce polarisation. read more »


The role of knowledge, learning and mental models in perceptions of climate change related risks

The role of knowledge, learning and mental models in perceptions of climate change related risks

a research article by Sander van der Linden, Jennifer Helgeson 2 June, 2012

Helgeson, J., van der Linden, S., and Chabay, I. (2012). In A. Wals & P. B. Corcoran (Eds). Learning for sustainability in times of accelerating change (pp. 329-346). Wageningen Academic … read more »


Responses to flooding and implications for policy

Responses to flooding and implications for policy

a research article 19 March, 2011

Protection of human life and property from flooding is a strategic priority in the UK. We examine how to encourage home owners to protect themselves and their residences. A … read more »