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Reports

2016

First Report arising from the JPI-Climate European Perception of Climate Change project team on ‘European Perceptions of Climate Change – socio-political profiles for France, Germany, Norway and the UK’.

2015

Capstick, S.B., Demski, C.C., Sposato, R.G., Pidgeon, N.F., Spence, A., and Corner, A. (2015). Public perceptions of climate change in Britain following the winter 2013/2014 flooding. Understanding Risk Research Group Working Paper 15-01, Cardiff University’.

2014

Whitmarsh, L., Nash, N., Lloyd, A. & Upham, P. (2014). UK Public Perceptions of Shale Gas, Carbon Capture & Storage and Other Energy Sources & Technologies: Summary Findings of a Deliberative Interview Study and Experimental Survey. Understanding Risk Research Group Working Paper 14-02, Cardiff University’.

Corner, A., Capstick, S., and Pidgeon, N. (2014). Public perceptions of ocean acidification: Summary findings of two nationally representative surveys of the British public conducted during September 2013 and May 2014. Understanding Risk Research Group Working Paper 14-01, Cardiff University.

2013

Whitmarsh, L., Poortinga, W., Suffolk, C., Howard, A., Cullen-Jones, H & Froud-Powell, S. (2013). Loft Insulation Uptake & Energy-Efficiency Behaviours in Monmouthshire. Report funded under Support for Sustainable Living Scheme by Environment Wales for Welsh Government.

Parkhill, K.A., Demski, C., Butler, C., Spence, A. and Pidgeon, N. (2013) Transforming the UK Energy System: Public Values, Attitudes and Acceptability - Synthesis Report (UKERC, London)

Butler, C., Parkhill, K.A. and Pidgeon, N. (2013) Deliberating energy system transitions in the UK – Transforming the UK Energy System: Public Values, Attitudes and Acceptability (UKERC, London)

Demski, C. Spence, A. and Pidgeon, N. (2013) Summary findings of a survey conducted in August 2012 – Transforming the UK Energy System: Public Values, Attitudes and Acceptability (UKERC, London)

Demski, C., Spence, A. and Pidgeon, N. (2013) Transforming the UK Energy System: Public Values, Attitudes and Acceptability - Scotland Survey Results. (Cardiff University: Cardiff).

Demski, C., Spence, A. and Pidgeon, N. (2013) Transforming the UK Energy System: Public Values, Attitudes and Acceptability - Wales Survey Results. (Cardiff University: Cardiff).

 

National Survey of Public Perceptions of Climate Change in Wales
A new representative survey conducted in November and December 2012 shows the impacts that last year's flooding events have had on public beliefs about climate change. [report]

 

2012

Shuckburgh, E., Robison, R., and Pidgeon, N. (2012). Climate Science, the Public and the News Media. Summary Findings of a Survey and Focus Groups Conducted in the UK in March 2011.

 

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

 

2011

Corner, A. (2011). Hidden Heat. Communicating climate change in Uganda: Challenges & Opportunities. Panos Eastern Africa: Kampala, Uganda.

 

Parkhill, K., and Pidgeon, N. (2011). Public Engagement on Geoengineering Research: Preliminary Report on the SPICE Deliberative Workshops. Understanding Risk Working Paper 11-01. Cardiff: School of Psychology.

 

2010

Spence, A., Venables, D., Pidgeon, N., Poortinga, W. and Demski, C. (2010). Public Perceptions of Climate Change and Energy Futures in Britain: Summary Findings of a Survey Conducted in January-March 2010. Technical Report (Understanding Risk Working Paper 10-01). Cardiff: School of Psychology.

 

Climate Change Communication Advisory Group (2010). Communicating climate change to mass public audiences. Working Document


2008

Pidgeon, N., Henwood, K., Parkhill, K., Venables, D., and Simmons, P. (2008) Living with Nuclear Power in Britain: A Mixed-methods Study. Cardiff: School of Psychology.


2006

K. Bickerstaff, P. Simmons, and N. Pidgeon (2006). Public perceptions of risk, science and governance: main findings of a qualitative study of six risk cases. (Technical Report 06-03). Norwich: Centre for Environmental Risk.

Clayton, H, Pidgeon, N, and Whitby, M. Is a Cross-Party Consensus on Climate Change Possible – or Desirable? Report of First Inquiry 2006.

2005

Poortinga, W. Pidgeon, N. and Lorenzoni, I. (2005). Public Perceptions of Nuclear Power, Climate Change and Energy Options in Britain: Summary Findings of a Survey Conducted during October and November 2005. Technical Report (Understanding Risk Working Paper 06-02). Cardiff: School of Psychology.


2003

Poortinga, W. and Pidgeon, N.F. (2003). Public Perceptions of Genetically Modified Food and Crops, and the GM Nation? Public Debate on the Commercialisation of Agricultural Biotechnology in the UK: Main Findings of a British Survey. Technical Report (Understanding Risk Working Paper 04-01). East Anglia: Centre for Environmental Risk.


2002

Poortinga, W. and Pidgeon, N.F., with contributions from Bickerstaff, K., Langford, I., Niewöhner, J., O'Riordan, T., and Simmons, P. (2002). Public Perceptions of Risk, Science and Governance: Main findings of a British survey of five risk cases. Technical Report (Understanding Risk Working Paper). East Anglia: Centre for Environmental Risk.