Links to the Science Behind REACT

The report from 2018 that suggests we have 12 years to change our ways in order to stay under 1,5 degrees global warming. The report also discusses the primary causes of climate change, probable concequences, and potential methods of mitigation.

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 1&2

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 1&2

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

Barrier 3

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.

Barrier 3

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

Barriers 1,2 and 4

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.