Individuals and Climate Change: Facilitating Behavior Change for Societal Transformation

This paper looks at how individuals think about climate change and how this impacts their actions. It focuses on how climate change news and research should be communicated in a way that aligns with individuals’ values and identities. It pushes the perspective that individuals have significant agency over their behavior in the areas of transport and mobility, heating, and diet. The paper also explores how with the support of policy changes from governments, climate news, and research can influence behaviors in a way that helps drive climate action and sustainability.

Last modified: September 20, 2022

Language: English

Source: Climate Institute

Year of Publication: 2020