Category: Reports

European Perceptions of Climate Change

This report summarises the topline findings of the European Perception of Climate Change Project (EPCC), a study that gives insights into public perceptions of climate change across four major European countries – France, Germany, Norway and the United Kingdom. Research teams from each country and an International Stakeholder Advisory Panel collaboratively designed a theoretically grounded cross-national survey, providing directly comparable...

Communicating Decentralised Renewable Energy to Financiers and Senior Policymakers: A Guide for Campaigners and Non-Governmental Organisations

Effective communications requires reflecting and responding to different audiences, and tailoring messaging to the values of each audience. NGOs and financiers have different values and therefore use different narratives, often with entirely different vocabularies. Policymakers – especially those in government and multilateral development agencies – tend to sit between the two sectors, adopting some of the NGO concerns about social...

Visualizing Sustainable Cities

Today’s urban residents are bombarded with imagery every day—from billboards, advertisements and store windows, to Facebook feeds and YouTube videos. In such an information-rich environment, it’d be easy for environmental organizations to get swept up in it all and think, “I’ve got to be out there, too! Clicks and eyeballs!”   The purpose of our Visualizing Sustainable Cities project was to...

Communicating Climate Change in India

A large body of research shows that people need to understand climate change as a narrative, containing their own language and shaped by their own values and experience. Most climate change language however is dry, technical or too based in the campaign culture of the Global North. To date, there has been very little research into effective climate change communications...