Links to the Science Behind REACT

The latest report from 2022 assesses the impacts of climate change on ecosystems, biodiversity, and human communities at global and regional levels. It comprises contributions of three working groups: Working group 1 - the physical science basis; working group 2 - impacts, adaptation and vulnerability; working group 3 - mitigation.

IPBES Global Assessment Report

Regular and timely assessments of knowledge on biodiversity and ecosystem services and their interlinkages at the global level. Latest assessment published in 2019.

HOPE Project

International project that has collected a dataset from 308 individual households in four European countries (including Norway) focusing on an analysis of their individual barriers and choices of climate change actions (in food, mobility and housing sectors).

Hertwich et al. (2009). Carbon Footprint of Nations: A Global, Trade-Linked Analysis. Environmental Science and Technology.

An article quantifying the GHG emissions by different countries and regions and different industries and sectors of life.

Dubois, C. et al. (2019). It starts at home? Climate policies targeting household consumption and behavioral decisions are key to low-carbon futures. Energy Research & Social Science.

Barriers to climate action

Moberg, K.R. et al. (2018). Mobility, food and housing: responsibility, individual consumption and demand-side policies in European deep decarbonisation pathways. Energy Efficiency.

Barriers to climate action

Lujala, P. et al. (2015). Climate change, natural hazards, and risk perception: the role of proximity and personal experience. Local Environment.

Barriers to climate action

Lorenzoni, I., and M. Hulme. (2009). Believing is seeing: laypeople's views of future socio-economic and climate change in England and in Italy. Public Understanding of Science.

Barriers to climate action

Stoknes, P. E. (2014). Rethinking climate communications and the “psychological climate paradox”. Energy Research & Social Science.

Barriers to climate action

Markowitz, D. M. et al. (2018). Immersive Virtual Reality Field Trips Facilitate Learning About Climate Change . Frontiers in Psychology.

Experiences from using VR in climate change education.