Stuart Capstick

Stuart Capstick holds a Ph.D. in Psychology from Cardiff University. Dr. Capstick is interested in how people understand and act on climate change. What determines our level of interest and concern about this topic? How can we involve people in creating a better, low-carbon society? How can the necessary sense of urgency about climate change be translated into meaningful and far-reaching emissions reduction?

Dr. Stuart Capstick is the Deputy Director and theme lead for the Centre for Climate Change and Social Transformation (CAST Centre), a 5-year investment from the Economic and Social Research Council. Dr. Capstick is also active within the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research and an author on the Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change. Dr. Capstick co-edit one of the topic domains for the journal WIREs Climate Change.