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Mapping the transformative turn: a systematic review of the academic literature on transformations for climate change mitigation

Brendan Moore The past decade has witnessed a “transformative turn” in the social science literature on climate change mitigation as academics and policy makers increasingly use the concept of “transformations” to describe the rapid, fundamental societal changes needed to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement. How does this growing…

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The Path to Net Zero: “A clear mandate to policy makers for bold action”.

“We come from all walks of life and all across the UK. We have, between us, many different values, views and experiences. But we have worked together in an atmosphere of respect, co-operation, tolerance and humour to arrive at the considered recommendations in this report.” Today the final report of the first UK-wide citizens’…

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“A huge sense of freedom despite the restrictions”. Low carbon behaviours increase during lockdown

Have you adopted any new climate-friendly behaviours in lockdown? You’re not alone. Covid-19 has created an unprecedented – perhaps unique – ‘moment of change’, a period when normal routines have been rapidly upended and new ones have emerged. Our new briefing paper explores how low-carbon lifestyles and climate attitudes have…

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Funded PhD project on Organisational Mindsets for Sustainable Business Innovation

About the project: The research aims to identify how organisations mobilize change through shifting organisational mindsets. Organisational mindsets capture the cultural climate of the organisation reflecting employees’ thinking and feelings towards changes in how they work, alongside structural or behavioural changes in people management structures and processes. This work is…

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