Exploring views on climate change and how it should be addressed: what role is played by the discussion of mitigation strategies and the experience of extreme climatic conditions?
Subject: HM0621 | GB0447 | GE300
Some sociologists have suggested that focusing on individual behaviour change\ud to reduce emissions detracts attention from larger structural issues. The first part of this\ud thesis draws on mixed methods (1 interview study and 3 experimental studies) to look at\ud th... View more
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