Public perceptions of climate change in Britain

Resource Author: Alexa Spence

A report by the Understanding Risk Research Group at Cardiff University explores public perceptions of climate change following a series of severe flooding events in the U.K. during the winter of 2013/2014. WHY YOU SHOULD TAKE A LOOK: The study looks at the relationship between direct personal experience with extreme weather events (such as winter...
A study that explores four dimensions of psychological distance – temporal, social, geographical and uncertainty – in relation to public concern about climate change, sustainable behaviors, and preparedness to act.