Academic articles

Latter B, Demski C, Capstick S (2024) Wanting to be part of change but feeling overworked and disempowered: Researchers’ perceptions of climate action in UK universities. PLOS Climate 3(1): e0000322.

Poortinga, W., Whitmarsh, L., Steentjes, K., Gray, E., Thompson, S., & Brisley, R. (2023). Factors and framing effects in support for net zero policies in the United Kingdom. Frontiers in Psychology, 14, 1287188.

Lee, S., Freer, M., Wood, R., Edelenbosch, O., Sharmina, M., Doelman, J., Van Vuuren, D., & Wilson, C. (2023). From future diets to dishes: Communicating dietary shift associated with a 1.5°C scenario for Brazil, China, Sweden and the United Kingdom. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems, 7, 1266708.

Dupont, C., B. Moore, E. Boasson, V. Gravey and A.J. Jordan et al. (2023) Three decades of EU climate policy: Racing toward climate neutrality? WIRES Climate Change, e863. DOI: 10.1002/wcc.863

Verfuerth, C., Demski, C., Capstick, S., Whitmarsh, L., & Poortinga, W. (2023) A people-centred approach is needed to meet net zero goals, Journal of the British Academy, 11(s4): 97–124.

Haggar, P., Whitmarsh, L., & Nash, N. (2023) A Drop in the Ocean? Fostering Water-Saving Behavior and Spillover Through Information Provision and Feedback. Environment and Behavior, 55(6-7), 520-548.

Hampton, S. & Whitmarsh, L. (2023) Choices for climate action: A review of the multiple roles individuals play. One Earth, Volume 6, Issue 9, 2023, Pages 1157-1172, ISSN 2590-3322,

Tosun, J., Geese, L., & Lorenzoni, I. (2023) For Young and Future Generations? Insights from the Web Profiles of European Climate Pact AmbassadorsEuropean Journal of Risk Regulation, 1-13. doi:10.1017/err.2023.53

Verfuerth, C., Sanderson Bellamy, A., Adlerova, B., Dutton, A. (2023) Building relationships back into the food system: addressing food insecurity and food well-being, Front. Sustain. Food Syst. 7.

Becker, S., Demski, C., Smith, W., & Pidgeon, N. (2023). Public perceptions of heat decarbonization in Great Britain. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Energy and Environment12(6), e492.

Poortinga, W., Demski, C. & Steentjes K. (2023) Generational differences in climate-related beliefs, risk perceptions and emotions in the UK, Communications Earth & Environment.

Martin-Kerry, J.M., Graham H.M, & Lampard, P. (2023) ‘I don’t really associate climate change with actual people’s health’: a qualitative study in England of perceptions of climate change and its impacts on health, Public Health, Volume 219, 2023, Pages 85-90.

De Vito, L., Wynne-Jones, S., Heins, E. & Verfuerth, C. (2023) Policy fellowship schemes as a vehicle for co-production – insights from Welsh Government fellowships, Centre for Science and Policy.

Player, L., Prosser M.B., A., Thorman, D., Tirion S.C, A., Whitmarsh L., Kurz, T., & Shah, P. (2023) Quantifying the importance of socio-demographic, travel-related, and psychological predictors of public acceptability of low emission zones, Journal of Environmental Psychology.

Isham, A., Verfuerth, C., Armstrong, A., Elf, P., Gatersleben, B., & Jackson, T. (2022) The problematic role of materialistic values in the pursuit of sustainable well-being, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.

Jordan A, Lorenzoni I, Tosun J, Enguer Saus J, Geese L, Kenny J, Levario Saad E, Moore B & Schaub S. (2022) The political challenges of deep decarbonisation: towards a more integrated agenda, Climate Action.

Rao, N. D. and C. Wilson (2022) Advancing energy and well-being research. Nature Sustainability. 5(2): 98-103. []

Hanmer, C., C. Wilson, O. Y. Edelenbosch and D. P. van Vuuren (2022). Translating Global Integrated Assessment Model Output into Lifestyle Change Pathways at the Country and Household Level. Energies 15(5). DOI: 10.3390/en15051650

Verfuerth, C., Gregory-Smith, D., Oates, C. J., Jones, C. R. and Alevizou, P. (2021). Reducing meat consumption at work and at home: facilitators and barriers that influence contextual spillover. Journal of Marketing Management

Latter, B. and Caps​tick, S. (2021) Climate Emergency: UK Universities’ Declarations and Their Role in Responding to Climate Change. Frontiers in Sustainability.

Steentjes K, Demski C, Poortinga W. (2021). Public perceptions of climate change and policy action in the UK, China, Sweden and Brazil. CAST Briefing Paper 10.

Hoolohan C, Mclachlan C, Jones C, Larkin A, Birch C, Mander S & Broderick J. (2021). Responding to the climate emergency: how are UK universities establishing sustainable workplace routines for flying and food?. Climate Policy.

Britton J, Mae Minas A, Marques A C. Pourmirza Z (2021). Exploring the potential of heat as a service in decarbonization: Evidence needs and research gaps. Energy Sources.

Jordan, A & Moore, B (2021). UK climate policy: For the long haul. IEMA.

Moore, B. & Jordan, A. (2020). Disaggregating the dependent variable in policy feedback research: an analysis of the EU emissions trading system. Policy Sciences.

Moore, B., Verfuerth, C., Minas, A. M., Tipping, C., Mander, S., Lorenzoni, I., Hoolohan, C., Jordan, A. J. & L. Whitmarsh (2021). Transformations for climate change mitigation: A systematic review of terminology, concepts, and characteristics. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change.

Dudley, H., Jordan, A., & Lorenzoni, I. (2021). Independent expert advisory bodies facilitate ambitious climate policy responses. Science Brief.

Jordan A, Moore B, (2020). Durable by design. Policy feedback in a changing climate. Cambridge University Press.

Whitmarsh L, Poortinga W, Capstick S. (2021). Behaviour change to address climate change. Current Opinion in Psychology.

Pohjolainen, P., Kukkonen, I., Jokinen, P., Poortinga, W., Adedayo Ogunbode, C., Böhm, G., … & Umit, R. (2021). The role of national affluence, carbon emissions, and democracy in Europeans’ climate perceptions. Innovation: The European Journal of Social Science Research.

Demski, C. (2021) Net zero public engagement and participation: Research Note.

Dasandi N, HGraham, Lampard P, & Jankin Mikhaylov S, Intergovernmental engagement on health impacts of climate change (2021), Bulletin of the World Health Organisation.

Whitmarsh, L., (2020). CAST Briefing Paper 05: Tracking the effect of COVID-19 on low-carbon behaviours and attitudes to climate change: results from wave 2 of the CAST COVID-19 Survey.

Whitmarsh, L., Hoolohan, C., Larner, O., McLachlan, C. & Poortinga, W. (2020). CAST Briefing Paper 04: How has COVID-19 Impacted Low-Carbon Lifestyles and Attitudes towards Climate Action?

Capstick S, Demski C, Cherry C, Verfuerth C, Steentjes K. (2020). CAST briefing paper 03: Climate change citizens’ assemblies.

Gill M, Ebi K, Smith K, Whitmarsh L, Haines A. (2020). We need health warning labels on points of sale of fossil fuels. British Medical Journal, in press

Whitmarsh L, Capstick S, Moore I, Köhler J, Le Quéré C. (2020) Use of aviation by climate change researchers: Structural influences, personal attitudes, and information provision. Global Environmental Change

Nash N, Whitmarsh L, Capstick S, Gouveia V, de Carvalho Rodrigues Araújo R, Dos Santos M, … Wang X. (2020). Local climate change cultures: climate-relevant discursive practices in three emerging economies. Climatic change, 163.

Nielsen, K, Capstick S, Whitmarsh L. (2020). How psychology can help limit climate change. American Psychologist, in press,

Thorman D, Whitmarsh L, Demski C. (2020). Policy Acceptance of Low-Consumption Governance Approaches: The Effect of Social Norms and Hypocrisy. Sustainability, (3).

Verfuerth, C., Henn, L., & Becker, S. (2019) Is it up to them? Individual leverages for sufficiency. GAIA-Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society

Howarth C, Bryant P, Corner A, Fankhauser S, Gouldson A, Whitmarsh L & Willis R. (2019) Building a Social Mandate for Climate Action: Lessons from COVID-19

Howarth C, Bryant P, Corner A, Fankhauser S, Gouldson A, Whitmarsh L & Willis R. (2019). The Pathway toward a Net-Zero-Emissions Future. One Earth, 1(1), pp. 18-20.

Nash N, Capstick S, Whitmarsh L, Chaudhary I, Manandhar R. (2019). Perceptions of Local Environmental Issues and the Relevance of Climate Change in Nepal’s Terai: Perspectives From Two Communities. Frontiers in Sociology.

Capstick S, Demski C, Poortinga W, Whitmarsh L, Steentjes K, Corner A, Graham H. (2019). CAST briefing paper 02: Public opinion in a time of climate emergency.

Capstick S, Whitmarsh L, Nash N, Haggar P, Lord J. (2019). Compensatory and Catalyzing Beliefs: Their Relationship to Pro-environmental Behavior and Behavioral Spillover in Seven Countries. Frontiers in psychology, 10, pp. 963.

Corner A, Graham H, Whitmarsh L. (2019). CAST briefing paper 01: Engaging the public on low-carbon lifestyle change.

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