Scientist: Malcolm Fairbrother

Malcolm Fairbrother profileMalcolm Fairbrother is a sociologist based at Umeå University (Sweden). He is also affiliated with the Institute for Futures Studies (Stockholm), and the University of Graz (Austria). His research focuses in particular on the politics of environmental policymaking. He is working on the decoupling of greenhouse gas emissions from economic growth and on the moral duties we owe to future generations with respect to climate policy.

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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 Malcolm Fairbrother on the climate emergency

Interview with Malcolm Fairbrother, sociologist based at Umeå University (Sweden). He is also affiliated with the Institute for Futures Studies (Stockholm), and the University of Graz (Austria). His research focuses in particular on the politics of environmental policymaking. He is working on the decoupling of greenhouse gas emissions from economic growth and on the moral ...