CAST Director Professor Lorraine Whitmarsh MBE stars in ActNowFilm premiering at COP28 calling for young people to be at the frontline of global climate policymaking and negotiations

CAST Director Professor Lorraine Whitmarsh MBE stars in the ActNowFilm premiering at COP28 as one of 30 climate experts from across the world in conversation with youth climate leaders calling for young people to be at the frontline of global climate policymaking and negotiations. The ‘ActNowFilm: youth climate leaders in…

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CAST survey reveals that Cornwall residents are more concerned about climate change than the rest of the UK and strongly back climate action  

© Photography by Beryl Bikes A new CAST survey report, produced in collaboration with Cornwall Council as part of a year-long project, has revealed that Cornwall residents are more concerned about climate change than the rest of the UK and strongly back climate action.  In our new survey report: ‘Cornwall…

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CALL FOR EVIDENCE – The implications of behavioural science for effective climate policy: evidence review for the UK Climate Change Committee (CCC)

CAST is conducting an evidence review on the implications of behavioural science for effective climate policy. The review is commissioned by the UK Climate Change Committee (CCC).  The evidence review will identify what current academic literature and government, third sector and business reports and polls state about what works to…

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Cost of living crisis hasn’t dented public support for climate policies… and there are some policies which are almost universally supported

New data shows the UK public continue to support ‘net zero’ policies, despite the cost-of-living crisis. Polling undertaken by Ipsos and CAST in October 2022 find many climate policies actually enjoying higher levels of support than in August 2021. This was despite record levels of climate change concern recorded in…

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