Welsh scientists to develop emissions forecast tool

Cardiff University is developing a tool to forecast Wales’ greenhouse gas emissions over the next 30 years. Scientists from the institution are working together with the BRE Trust Centre for Sustainable Engineering to create the tool on behalf of the Welsh Government. It will be used to help set appropriate targets and carbon budgets for […]

Only one in 10 shoppers buy plastic bags

Most people in England now use their own bags when they go shopping. A report by Cardiff University revealed only one in 10 shoppers use plastic bags since the 5p charge was implemented. It surveyed people in England, Wales and Scotland before and after the new rule was introduced. Before the charge, 70% of respondents from […]

Belief in manmade climate change at 10-year high

The British public’s belief in manmade climate change rose significantly last year to its highest level since 2005, finds a study released today. The study by Cardiff University looked at public opinion on climate change against a backdrop of flooding experienced in winter 2013/14. Professor Nick Pidgeon from Cardiff University’s School of Psychology, who led the research […]