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Publications - 2012

Hall, J.W., Brown, S., Nicholls, R.J., Pidgeon, N.F. and Watson, R.T (2012) Proportionate adaptation. Nature Climate Change, 2(12), 833-834.

Pidgeon, N.F. (2012). Public understanding of, and attitudes to, climate change: UK and international perspectives and policy. Climate Policy, 12 (Sup01), S85-S106.DOI: 10.1080/14693062.2012.702982

Pidgeon, N.F. (2012) Complex organizational failures: culture, high reliability, and lessons from Fukushima. The Bridge, 42(3), 17-22.

Corner, A. & Hahn, U. (2012). Normative theories of argumentation: are some norms better than
others? Synthese.

Corner, A. & Pidgeon, N.  (2012). Nanotechnologies and Upstream Public Engagement: Dilemmas, Debates and Prospects? In B.H. Harthorn & J. Mohr (In Press). The Social Life of Nanotechnology, pp 247-283. New York: Routledge.

Corner, A., Pidgeon, N. & Parkhill, K. (2012). Perceptions of geoengineering: Public attitudes,
stakeholder perspectives & the challenge of ‘upstream’ engagement. Wiley Interdisciplinary
Reviews – Climate Change. [pdf]

Corner, A., Whitmarsh, L. & Xenias, D. (2012). Uncertainty, scepticism and attitudes towards climate change: biased assimilation and attitude polarisation. Climatic Change 114. 463-478.

Evans, L.,, Maio, G.R., Corner, A., Hodgetts, C. Ahmed, S. & Hahn, U. (2012). Self-interest and
pro-environmental behaviour. Nature Climate Change. [pdf]

Bridgland, D.R, Harding, P., Allen, P., Candy, I., Cherry, C. et al (2012) An enhanced record of MIS 9 environments, geochronology and geoarchaeology: data from construction of the High Speed 1 (London–Channel Tunnel) rail-link and other recent investigations at Purfleet, Essex, UK. Proceedings of the Geologists’ Association, doi: 10.1016/j.pgeola.2012.03.006

Corner, A. & Pidgeon, N.F. (2012). Nanotechnologies and upstream public engagement: dilemmas, debates and prospects? In B.H. Harthorn & J. Mohr (In Press). The Social Life of Nanotechnology, pp 247-283. New York: Routledge.

De Groot., J., Steg, L., & Poortinga, W. (2012). Values, perceived risks and benefits, and acceptability of nuclear energy. Risk Analysis. Doi: 10.1111/j.1539-6924.2012.01845.x

Butler, C. Parkhill, K and Pidgeon, N.F. (2012). Briefing Note: Transforming the UK Energy System Public Values, Attitudes and Acceptability, Interim Findings Work Package 2. Understanding Risk Working Paper 12-01, Cardiff: School of Psychology.

Henwood, K.L. and Pidgeon, N.F. (2012). Remaking the link: qualitative research and feminist standpoint theory. In: Researching Gender (Ed.  C. Hughes). London: Sage.

Pidgeon, N.F. (ed) (June 2012). Special Issue on ‘Climate Risk Perception and Communication’ for the journal Risk Analysis, 32(6), 951-1059. Available online.

Pidgeon, N.F., Corner, A., Parkhill, K., Spence, A., Butler, C., and Poortinga, W. (2012) Exploring early responses to geoengineering. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society (A), 370, 4176-4196.

Pidgeon. N.F. and Demski, C. (2012). From nuclear to renewable: energy system transformation and public attitudes. Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 68(4), 41-51.

Poortinga, W. (2012). Community resilience and wellbeing: the role of bonding, bridging and linking aspects of social capital. Health & Place, 18(2), 286-295. doi:10.1016/j.healthplace.2011.09.017

Spence, A., Poortinga, W. and Pidgeon, N.F. (2012). The psychological distance of climate change, Risk Analysis, 32(6), 957-972.

Venables, D., Pidgeon, N.F., Henwood, K.L., Parkhill, K. and Simmons, P. (2012) Living with nuclear power: sense of place, proximity and risk perception in local host communities. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 32, 371-383.