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Knowledge hub

Our Knowledge Hub is where we’ve gathered some of the most interesting articles and reports on the Climate Crisis. It's also where we release the Global Returns Project's original reports and publications.

Click Global Returns Project Publications for reports written by or for our campaign.

We’ve split other articles and reports into three categories:

Climate – articles and reports covering the underlying science behind climate change and how we might approach the problem, including the behavioral issues involved.

Innovation – articles and reports on some of the innovations that could impact the Climate Crisis.

Finance – articles and reports on the role of finance in addressing the Climate Crisis and some of the implications for investors.

Understanding the Climate Crisis
Whales: Their Future is Our Future (2021)

The continued recovery of whale populations is a significant mitigation strategy to combat climate change. 

Water and Climate Change (2020)

The 2020 World Water Development Report describes the opportunities that improved water management offers in terms of climate adaptation and mitigation.

The Peoples' Climate Vote (2021)

With 1.2 million respondents, the Peoples' Climate Vote is the largest survey of public opinion on climate change ever conducted.

Discourses of Climate Delay (2020)

This article from Cambridge's Global Sustainability journal outlines the common features of climate delay discourses and provides a guide to identifying them.

Online Misinformation About Climate Change (2020)

What is climate change misinformation, who is involved, how does it spread, why does it matter and what can be done about it?


State of Climate Action (2020)

A report on the state of efforts to limit global warming to 1.5 C. Produced by World Resources Institute and ClimateWorks Foundation, with input from Climate Action Tracker.

Generating Lasting Engagement with Climate Solutions (2020)

In their article for OneEarth, Goldberg, Gustafson, and van der Linden investigate the factors that lead to enduring change in people's perspectives on the climate. 

UN Emissions Gap Report (2020)

This report reveals our current global progress towards reducing greenhouse gas emissions, focusing on national governments.

Revisiting the Sustainable Development Goals (2016)

Prof. Rockstrom, Director of the Stockholm Resilience Centre, explains how the environmental goals are a priority for sustainable development.

Understanding the Climate Crisis (2020)

Yan Swiderski, Trustee and Co-Founder of the Climate Crisis Foundation, explains how we are currently living in a Climate Crisis.

Yawning at The Apocalypse (2018)

Cameron Brick and Sander van der Linden (2018) on how psychologists can help solve the largest social dilemma in history.

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