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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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How can SMEs be supported to rapidly decarbonise? Try talking to them about what really matters.

Collectively, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) make a significant contribution to carbon emissions. Transformative changes are needed to achieve Net Zero amongst the SME population, presenting policymakers and practitioners with a complex and largely unresolved set of challenges. Colleagues from Oxford University, Open University Business School, and CAST partner Climate…

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