Scientist: Lorraine Whitmarsh

Lorraine Whitmarsh profileLorraine Whitmarsh is an environmental psychologist, specialising in perceptions and behaviour in relation to climate change, energy and transport. She is based at the University of Bath and is Director of the Centre for Climate Change and Social Transformations (CAST). She is also a lead author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and regularly advises governmental and other organisations on low-carbon behaviour change and climate change communication.

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Saving the planet: How far are we prepared to go?

People are increasingly concerned about the climate crisis, but are they ready to change their daily lives to help save the planet? Awareness of global warming does not imply that any climate policy will go down well with the public. Research shows what strategies work the best to get citizens on board for climate action.

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A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Lorraine Whitmarsh on the climate emergency

Interview with Lorraine Whitmarsh, an environmental psychologist, specialising in perceptions and behaviour in relation to climate change, energy and transport. She is based at the University of Bath and is Director of the Centre for Climate Change and Social Transformations (CAST). She is also a lead author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) ...