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Call for abstracts – Symposium “Exploring the role of ‘moments of change’ in sustainability transitions” – London, June 13-14, 2022 

**The call for abstracts has now closed**. People experience numerous planned and unplanned events, transitions and disruptions throughout their lives, from biographical changes (e.g. moving house, changing jobs) and life course transitions (e.g. having children, retiring), to exogeneous disruptions (e.g. blackouts, road closures and boiler breakages), environmental disasters (e.g. floods,…

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CAST Director Prof. Lorraine Whitmarsh recognised with MBE in New Year Honours list for Services to Social Research in Climate Change, Energy and Transport.

Leading environmental psychologist, Professor Lorraine Whitmarsh, has been recognised in this year’s New Year’s Honours, announced by The Cabinet Office. Awarded a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in recognition of work she has led on behaviour change and public engagement towards more sustainable futures, Professor Whitmarsh’s recognition follows…

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Early career researcher to advise government climate change policy

Research Associate, Dr Caroline Verfuerth, has secured a major fellowship in Welsh Government to advise policy makers on reducing environmental and agricultural carbon emissions. Caroline, who works at the Centre for Climate Change and Social Transformations (CAST) at Cardiff University, will carry out behavioural and social change research within the Department of…

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