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Publications - 2015

Bouder, F., Way, D., Löfstedt, R. and Evensen, D. (2015) Transparency in Europe: A Quantitative Study. Risk Analysis, doi: 10.1111/risa.12386.

Butler, C. Demski, C.C, Parkhill, K.A., Pidgeon, N.F. and Spence, A. (2015) Public values for energy futures: Framing, indeterminacy and policy making. Energy Policy, DOI 10.1016/j.enpol.2015.035

Capstick, S. B., Lorenzoni, I., Corner, A. and Whitmarsh, L. E. (2015). Prospects for radical emissions reduction through behaviour and lifestyle change. Carbon Management 10.1080/17583004.2015.1020011

Capstick, S. B., Whitmarsh, L. E., Poortinga, W., Pidgeon, N. F. and Upham, P. (2015). International trends in public perceptions of climate change over the past quarter century. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change, 6(1), 35-61. (10.1002/wcc.321)

Cherry, C., Hopfe, C., Macgillivray, B. and Pidgeon, N.F. (2015). Media discourses of low carbon housing: the marginalisation of social and behavioural dimensions within the British broadsheet press. Public Understanding of Science, 24(3), 302-310, DOI 10.1177/0963662513512442.

Clarke, C., Hart, P., Schuldt, J., Evensen, D., Boudet, H., Jacquet, J., Stedman, R. (2015) Public opinion on energy development: The interplay of issue framing, top-of-mind associations, and political ideology. Energy Policy, 81, 131-140.

Clayton, S., Devine-Wright, P., Stern, P.C., Whitmarsh, L., Carrico, A., Steg, L., Swim, J and Bonnes, M. (2015) Psychological research and climate change. Nature Climate Change, 5(7), 640-646.

Corner, A. J. and Pidgeon, N. F. (2015). Like artificial trees? The effect of framing by natural analogy on public perceptions of geoengineering. Climatic Change, 130(3), 425-438. DOI 10.1007/s10584-014-1148-6

Groves (2015). Logics of convergence in NBIC and personal genomics”, in Matthias Wienroth and Eugenia Rodrigues (eds), Knowing New Biotechnologies. Social Aspects of Technological Convergence, London: Routledge, pp. 44-58.

Groves, C (2015). The bomb in my backyard, the serpent in my house: environmental justice, risk and the colonisation of attachment. Environmental Politics 24(6), online at

Henwood, K.L. and Pidgeon, N.F. (2015). Gender, ethical voices and UK nuclear energy policy in the post-Fukushima era. In: B. Taebi and S. Roeser (eds) The Ethics of Nuclear Energy: Risk, Justice and Democracy in the post-Fukushima era. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Henwood, K.L., Pidgeon, N.F. and Parkhill, K.A. (2015). Explaining the ‘gender-risk effect’ in risk perception research: a qualitative secondary analysis study. Psyecology: Bilingual Journal of Environmental Psychology. DOI:10.1080/21711976.2014.977532

Shirani, F., Butler, C., Henwood, K.L., Parkhill, K.A., and Pidgeon, N.F. (2015) ‘I’m not a tree hugger, I’m just like you': changing perceptions of sustainable lifestyles. Environmental Politics. 24(1) 57-74: DOI: 10.1080/09644016.2014.959247

Shirani, F., Groves, C., Butler, C., Parkhill, K.A., Henwood, K.L. and Pidgeon, N.F. (2015.) Living in the future: environmental concerns, parenting and low-impact lifestyles. In Geographies of Global Issues, ed Ansell, Nicola & Klocker, Natascha. Springer

Shirani, F., Parkhill, K., Butler, C., Groves, C.R., Pidgeon, N.F. and Henwood, K.L. (2015). Asking about the future: methodological insights from energy biographies. International Journal of Social Research Methodology (10.1080/13645579.2015.1029208)
Spence, A., Demski, C.C, Butler, C. Parkhill, K.A. and Pidgeon, N.F. (2015) Public perceptions of demand-side management and a smarter energy future. Nature Climate Change, 5, 550-554 DOI: 10.1038/NCLIMATE2610 

Thomas, M.J., Pidgeon, N.F., Whitmarsh, L. and Ballinger, R. (2015) Mental models of sea-level change: a mixed methods analysis on the Severn Estuary, UK. Global Environmental Change, 33, 71-82.

Thomas, M.J., Pidgeon, N.F., Whitmarsh, L. and Ballinger, R. (2015) Expert judgements of sea-level rise at the local scale Journal of Risk Research, DOI: 10.1080/13669877.2015.1043568

Xenias, D., Axon, C. J., Whitmarsh, L., Connor, P. M., Balta-Ozkan, N. and Spence, A. (2015). UK smart grid development: an expert assessment of the benefits, pitfalls and functions. Renewable Energy, 81, 89-102. (10.1016/j.renene.2015.03.016)