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Communicating Resourcefully: A Natural Field Experiment on Environmental Framing and Cognitive Dissonance in Going Paperless

Communicating Resourcefully: A Natural Field Experiment on Environmental Framing and Cognitive Dissonance in Going Paperless

a research article by Greer Gosnell 18 September, 2018

In a large-scale natural field experiment comprising 38,654 customers of a renewable energy supplier in the United Kingdom, we randomize environmental information and dissonance-inducing messaging to promote an active … read more »


Comment on new figures showing increase in deaths in England during hot weather this year

Press release 17 September, 2018

Commenting on the publication today (17 September 2018) by the Office of National Statistics of the ‘Quarterly mortality report, England: April to June 2018’ (https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/deaths/articles/quarterlymortalityreports/apriltojune2018), which shows that an increase … read more »


Consultation response: Environmental principles and governance after EU exit

a briefing note by Alyssa Gilbert, Maria Carvalho 5 September, 2018

This submission was made to Defra’s consultation on environmental principles and governance after the UK leaves the European Union. read more »


Estimating deaths from heatwaves

a commentary by Bob Ward 10 August, 2018

On 26 July, ‘The Guardian’ published an article by its excellent environment editor, Damian Carrington, on a newly published report on heatwaves by the House of Commons Environment Audit Committee. … read more »


Policymakers must take account of public opinion in carbon pricing policies

Press release 31 July, 2018

Governments and policymakers around the world must take more account of public opinion and not just economic arguments if they are to introduce more and stronger carbon pricing to cut … read more »


President Trump’s inaction on climate change is putting UK’s national security at risk, British researchers warn Prime Minister

Press release 9 July, 2018

More than 130 of the United Kingdom’s climate change researchers have urged the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, to challenge President Trump about climate change during his visit later this … read more »


Submission to the inquiry on ‘The future of the oil and gas industry’ by the House of Commons Select Committee on Scottish Affairs

Submission to the inquiry on ‘The future of the oil and gas industry’ by the House of Commons Select Committee on Scottish Affairs

a briefing note by Bob Ward, Maria Carvalho 3 July, 2018

This submission to the Scottish Affairs Committee focuses on the implications for the oil and gas industry in the UK, including Scotland, of the transition to low-carbon economic growth. It calls for the Government’s Industrial Strategy to reconcile its ambitions for the sector with the ‘Clean Growth’ Grand Challenge. read more »


Paris-compatible governance: Lessons from legislating on climate change in Europe

Paris-compatible governance: Lessons from legislating on climate change in Europe

Seminar Alina Averchenkova 4 May 2018

UNFCCC Side Event at the Bonn Climate Change Conference  with live stream (Please note event times are Central European Time) This side event, presented jointly by the Grantham Research Institute … read more »


The public supports UK climate leadership

a commentary by Sam Fankhauser 1 May, 2018

Sam Fankhauser reflects on public support for the UK’s political leadership on climate change. He goes on to consider the track record of the Conservative Party whilst in government over the past 8 years. read more »


Assessing climate risks across different business sectors and industries: an investigation of methodological challenges at national scale for the UK

Assessing climate risks across different business sectors and industries: an investigation of methodological challenges at national scale for the UK

a research article by Swenja Surminski, Manuela Di Mauro, J. Alastair R. Baglee, Richenda K. Connell, Joel Hankinson, Anna R. Haworth, Bingunath Ingirige, David Proverbs 30 April, 2018

This research explores the methodological challenges for a national-scale assessment of climate risks through the lens of the UK Climate Change Risk Assessment (UKCCRA) process and compares the approaches adopted in the first and second UKCCRA (2011, 2016), while also reflecting on international experiences elsewhere. read more »


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