In our new paper in the Journal of Environmental Psychology, we report results from an experimental cross-cultural study conducted in Czechia, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia. We found that support for climate adaptation does not undermine people’s commitment to climate mitigation and vice versa. In fact, we found that prior focus on climate adaptation increases worry... Continue Reading →
The impacts of climate change on urban life require response in terms of adaptation planning. We investigated perceptions of and economic preferences for urban climate adaptation through nature-based solutions (NBS) in Prague and found that: (i) increased use of NBS is likely to generate significant economic public value; (ii) people perceive the species diversity of the NBS measures positively; (iii) NBS implemented in...
When it comes to large carnivores in Europe, what are the main issues described by farmers, foresters and herd keepers, and what are the just measures to give both parties (animals and humans) their needed living space? The return of large carnivores to Europe as a means of rewilding nature is gradually becoming one of the burning issues for a variety of... Continue Reading →
Mezivládní panel pro změnu klimatu (IPCC) vydal 9. srpna svoji Šestou hodnotící zprávu o fyzikálních základech změny klimatu. Zpráva hodnotí současné vědecké poznání v oblasti procesů a dopadů změny klimatu, projekcí budoucího oteplování a dopadů na klimatické systémy. Jedná se o zprávu shrnující, proč potřebujeme ohledně klimatické změny urychleně jednat, tedy proč potřebujeme tzv. klimatickou... Continue Reading →
On Monday, the IPCC’s 6th assessment report on the physical science basis of climate change will be released. The report assesses the current scientific knowledge on the processes and impacts of climate change, projected future warming, and impacts on climate systems. It is a report on why we need to act on climate change. It... Continue Reading →